Discuss the prevalence of pro-eating disorder and their impact on the health of individuals living with an eating disorder.

he Impact of the Digital Age on Eating Disorders

In your readings, the authors discuss the prevalence of pro-eating disorder websites (sites that assist the client in sustaining unhealthy behaviors related to an eating disorder) and their impact on the health of individuals living with an eating disorder. The authors also discuss recovery websites that promote treatment strategies for those struggling with an eating disorder. In clinical practice, social workers need to be aware of the different resources available to clients living with an eating disorder that would affect the recovery process.

For this Discussion, read this week’s Resources. Then search the Internet for a website that promotes strategies to sustain pro-eating disorders. Finally, identify a recovery website.

• Post an analysis of how the website you selected affects behaviors listed in the DSM-5 criteria for eating disorders.

• Then analyze the strategies the recovery website suggests for addressing the problematic behaviors and the related self-perceptions of the individuals living with an eating disorder.