DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2012.02.005
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Benjamin Esser, Jennifer Lyke

Abstract: This study investigated whether variables associated with greater levels of involvement with pro-eating disorder Websites were related to more positive attitudes towards eating disorders and more negative attitudes towards their treatment. Participants were 149 individuals who identified themselves on pro-eating disorder Websites' "buddies" pages who completed a self-report questionnaire distributed via the Internet. The data was analyzed to determine whether the independent variables significantly predicted …

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