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Eating Disorder Survivors and Community



Quarantine has seen eating disorder survivors finding community and support through online outlets. Within new demands to re-adjust one's lifestyle drastically demanded by current stay-at-home orders, many have felt a deep sense of disruption to their routines. Moreover, concerns about acquiring and stocking foods and what types of foods may present itself as a unique anxiety targeting those with a history of eating disorders. For some, turning to online communities such as forums and virtual therapy sessions to discuss eating disorder recovery and other anxieties. Numerous social-media support systems have emerged to support online groups, drawing attention to a new potential form of support during self-isolation.


Source:

https://time.com/5821381/eating-disorders-coronavirus/

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