Thinspiration

Have you heard of “thinspo” or “thinspiration”?

Having worked with teens and adults with eating disorders over the last year, it’s shocking how much thinspiration is on the internet and how it multiplies and spreads like a virus.
Be educated. Check your children’s internet usage. Talk with your children and educate them. Address the issues going on in your families.

Read more: Body Image and Your Kids

Tumblr bans anorexia, bulimia, and other self-harm

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About Traci S. Williams-Nurse

Dr. Traci Williams-Nurse is a licensed psychologist who specialized in child, adolescent and family psychology. Her interests include child development, family functioning, video games and food. She was born and raised in Trinidad & Tobago and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
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