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- noun A movement that promotes
anorexia nervosaas an acceptable lifestylechoice.
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More disturbing are the personal blogs of girls who subscribe to the pro-ana movement, which detail their restricted diets and militant exercise regimes and dismiss the concerns of family and friends: This week I am eating 438 calories a day.
Such sites, many of which bill themselves as being "pro-ana" (promoting anorexia) or "pro-mia" (for bulimia), offer varying degrees of information about the nuts and bolts of these disorders.
I have seen a young lady on a pro-ana forum who bragged about how much weight she had lost because she was Type 1 Diabetic and had gone off her insulin.
Diabetes Details 8: The Damage jimhines 2010
Yesterday a production assistant for a national talk show got in touch to ask if I would be interested in talking about teen pro-ana or mia sites.
Anastasia Goodstein: Putting The 'Community' Into Online Communities For Teens 2008
HAMMER: Coming up, pro-ana Web sites - the shocking sites that give tips on how to starve themselves.
But it beats starving themselves like those pro-ana skeletal chicks any time.
natinski Diary Entry natinski 2007
I am an admirer of your blog and your work to discuss and confront the pro-ana sites!
Don't read this post about suicide and eating disorders Laura Collins 2007
They call the advice they get pro-ana for pro-anorexic and they help teach girls to use diet pills and laxatives so that they can look like, well, like some of those folks.
Madrid is shutting down so-called pro-ana Web sites, where girls can find tips on how to starve themselves.
Last week, the Eating Disorders Association said there were more than 500 pro-ana sites online.
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