Across all mental illnesses, anorexia nervosa has the highest rate of mortality. What is the impact of the Internet on anorexia and other eating disorders?
Pro-eating disorder websites on social media platforms like Instagram and Tumblr host communities of individuals who promote disordered eating as a choice, not as an illness, and use the Internet to share tips and discuss their food restrictions.
In this podcast, Miles Herbert, at 2SER Sydney, interviews me, Dr June Alexander; Dr Ysabel Gerrard, Lecturer in Digital Media and Society at The University of Sheffield; and Rachel Cohen, a psychologist at the Black Dog Institute and PhD candidate at the University of Technology Sydney.

June spoke with Tabitha Farrar on using writing as therapy for eating disorder recovery for adults. Listen here: