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The framing of orthorexia nervosa in Swedish daily newspapers : A longitudinal qualitative content analysis

  title={The framing of orthorexia nervosa in Swedish daily newspapers : A longitudinal qualitative content analysis},
  author={Linn H{\aa}man and Natalie Barker-Ruchti and G{\"o}ran Patriksson and Eva-Carin Lindgren},
This study explored and elucidated how orthorexia is framed in Swedish daily newspapers with a focus on characteristics of orthorexia. Key questions include: 1) how do the newspaper articles connec ... 
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