Thinspo: Hidden Dangers of Pro Ana & Pro Mia Culture
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A content analysis of thinspiration, fitspiration, and bonespiration imagery on social media (2017, September). Journal of Eating Disorders. Retrieved from: https://jeatdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40337-017-0170-2.
Banning Words on Instagram Doesn’t Help – It Makes It Worse (2021). Georgia Institute of Technology. Retrieved from: https://www.news.gatech.edu/news/2016/03/09/banning-words-instagram-doesnt-help-it-makes-it-worse.
e-Ana and e-Mia: A Content Analysis of Pro–Eating Disorder Web Sites (2010, August). American Journal of Public Health. Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2901299/.
Eating Disorder Statistics. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Retrieved from: https://anad.org/get-informed/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/.
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Fitspiration and thinspiration: a comparison across three social networking sites. (2018). Journal of Eating Disorders. Retrieved from: https://jeatdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40337-018-0227-x.
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