Parents Guide to Eating Disorders in College

Guides

Avoiding Harmful Media

Be aware of dangerous sites that promote or encourage eating disorders. Terms to avoid include:

  • “Pro-Ana” (pro-anorexia)
  • “Pro-Mia” (pro-bulimia)
  • “Thinspiration” or “Thinspo”
  • Any site that places an unhealthy influence on fitness, slimness or radical dieting