Research shows that Instagram photos tagged with #eatingdisorderrecovery tend to feature thin, young, white, women. They also show stylized versions of food, reflecting a certain class status and engagement with “foodie” cultures.
Instagram can offer a supportive online community to people recovering from eating disorders. It can also reinforce stereotypes of eating disordered bodies.
Adele Bellis (left) and Laxmi Agarwal during a Fashion show for the British Asian Trust, where the two acid attack victims took part in the cat-walk show for charity in London in 2016.
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Can fashion and make-up be utilised to help acid attack victims on the road to recovery?
A far larger proportion of prisoners have histories of dependent substance use than the general population.
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New research has analysed the effectiveness of ten Drug Recovery Wings piloted in British prisons.
Crews work to restore power and traffic lights knocked out by Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 8, 2016, in Flagler Beach, Florida.
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As Texas and Florida rebuild after Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, they should plan for future climate change and design infrastructure that can respond to and recover from extreme events.
Dunblane Primary reopening a few days after tragedy.
The odds of recovering from a terrible experience are higher than you might think.
For decades, canals were an unloved relic of industrial Britain – but people power has brought them back to life.
What a waste.
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The 'linear economy' that drove 20th-century leaps in wealth is no longer sustainable, and our standard of living will not survive without a dramatic redesign.
Classical or hip-hop, music often feels like it has healing properties and now scientists have proved it.
Only a community development approach can truly result in ‘build back better’ when it comes to responding to natural disasters such as the Boxing Day tsunami.
There have been many natural disasters since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, but none have exceeded it in the combination of scale and scope of its destructive impacts. The scale of devastation for coastal…
How much of an ice bath is a placebo?
Whether an athlete has endured the repeated joint stresses of a marathon run, or the relentless battery of hits during a football match, many will opt for a post-activity polar plunge into an ice-cold…
Those who place responsibility for road accidents on others have worse mental and physical health outcomes than those who…
Stacking the odds?
The world’s second-largest economy has become the second-most watched and yet investors, politicians and economists are never quite clear what it is they’re looking at. China’s premier, Li Keqiang, is…
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While the rich countries were most affected by the global economic crisis, there are signs of recovery. Although India and…