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  • n. A movement that promotes bulimia as an acceptable lifestyle choice.

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Examples

  • 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.

    Eye-opening study of disordered-eating Web sites

  • Interestingly, the study also found that 38 percent of pro-ana and pro-mia websites provide information about recovery and seeking help.

    News & Politics

  • Pro-ana and pro-mia websites (for anorexia and bulimia, respectively) have been around for

    News & Politics

  • For the study, Borzekowski and colleagues conducted a systemic content analysis of 180 active pro-anorexia (pro-ana) and pro-bulimia (pro-mia) websites.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Pro-ana means pro-anorexia and pro-mia is pro-bulimia and, yes, there are websites promoting the eating disorders, lots of them.

    Furious Seasons

  • "Pro-ana", or pro-anorexia, and "pro-mia", pro-bulimia, websites advise young women on techniques to lose weight while showing pictures of dangerously underweight young women as role models.

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  • The lesser-used term pro-mia refers likewise to bulimia nervosa and is sometimes used interchangeably with pro-ana.

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