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Here you will find articles discussing the various ways culture and media can affect both the development of an eating disorder and eating disorder recovery.

 

Links to various articles in the news and other websites and blogs representing cultural voices will be posted here along with commentary.

 

 

 

Oprah Winfrey’s network to tackle eating disorders

I'm concerned about making patients suffering from eating disorders a source of entertainment. It must be possible to offer "the possibility to see food-based issues in a new light" without exposing vulnerable people to a massive television audience.

In psychotherapy the patient knows she can say just about anything, and

Reality TV and Eating Disorders Part III informed consent issues

Years ago, when the issue of  "informed consent" was first brought up, I attended many gatherings of experienced mental health clinicians in Los Angeles where we discussed what the term really meant.

Signing an agreement did not, we decided,

Reality TV and Eating Disorders Part II emotional cost and alternatives

What happens when a woman with an eating disorder shows up for a "casting call" for a reality TV program?

Eating Disorders and Reality TV Part I first response


No, people suffering from eating disorders should not be turned into fodder for the entertainment industry. I'm a psychotherapist in Los Angeles specializing in eating disorder recovery for adult women. I get at least two calls a week from producers or their lackeys asking me help them find people with eating disorders for their shows.

They also ask me to talk to my patients and encourage them to be on such shows. Confidentiality, respect for the healing experience, honor to the individual's process goes out the window

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