Finding 'thinspiration' on the Internet
Despite years of trying to raise awareness of the harm eating disorders do, websites that actually promote how to be dangerously thin proliferate.
A recently released study found 180 sites that provide tips on how to engage in eating disordered behavior.
- Jillian Croll: Registered licensed dietitian and director of education, research and program development at the Emily Program, which provides comprehensive treatment for people with eating disorders and related issues.
- Dina Borzekowski: Dina Borzekowski, associate professor in the department of health, behavior and society in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg school of public health. She co-authored a recent study of websites that promote eating disorders.