Surfing for Thinness: A Pilot Study of Pro–Eating Disorder Web Site Usage in Adolescents With Eating Disorders

@article{Wilson2006SurfingFT,
  title={Surfing for Thinness: A Pilot Study of Pro–Eating Disorder Web Site Usage in Adolescents With Eating Disorders},
  author={Jenny L. Wilson and Rebecka Peebles and K. Hardy and I. Litt},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={e1635 - e1643}
}
OBJECTIVE. Pro–eating disorder Web sites are communities of individuals who engage in disordered eating and use the Internet to discuss their activities. Pro-recovery sites, which are less numerous, express a recovery-oriented perspective. This pilot study investigated the awareness and usage of pro–eating disorder Web sites among adolescents with eating disorders and their parents and explored associations with health and quality of life. PATIENTS AND METHODS. This was a cross-sectional study… Expand
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