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Digital Technology, Eating Behaviors, and Eating Disorders

Authors

ŠMAHEL David MACHÁČKOVÁ Hana ŠMAHELOVÁ Martina ČEVELÍČEK Michal ALMENARA Carlos Arturo HOLUBČÍKOVÁ Jana

Year of publication 2018
Type Monograph
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

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Description This book examines in depth the multifaceted roles of digital technologies in the eating behaviors and eating disorders. Coverage reflects a broad theoretical and empirical knowledge of current trends in digital technology use in health behaviors, and their risks and benefits affecting wellbeing, with focus on eating behaviors and eating disorders. The authors use both qualitative and quantitative data to focus on the digital lived experiences of people and their eating related behaviors. Among the topics covered: The quality of eating-oriented information online; Technology, body image, and disordered eating; Eating-oriented online groups; Using mobile technology in eating behaviors; Usage of digital technology among people with eating disorders; What healthcare professionals should know about digital technologies and eating disorders; Technology-based prevention and treatment programs for eating disorders
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