186. Eating Behaviors & Eating Disorders

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186. Eating Behaviors & Eating Disorders

 

 

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Syllabus

1 Introduction: Digital Technology, Eating Behaviors, and Eating
Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
1.1 Introduction: Why Should We Write About Digital Technology,
Eating Behaviors, and Eating Disorders? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
1.2 Eating Behaviors and Eating Disorders: Defining Terms
and Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1.2.1 Eating Behaviors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1.2.2 Eating Disorders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1.3 Defining eHealth and mHealth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
1.4 Aims and Perspectives of This Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
1.5 Audience of This Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
1.6 Content of This Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
1.6.1 Section I: Digital Technology and Eating Behaviors . . . . . . . 10
1.6.2 Section II: Digital Technology and Eating Disorders . . . . . . 13
1.7 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Section I Digital Technology and Eating Behaviors
2 Digital Technology and Health: A Theoretical Framework . . . . . . . . . 21
2.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
2.2 Usage of Technology in the Context of Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
2.2.1 Diverse Online Platforms and Their Effect on Health . . . . . . 23
2.2.2 Mobile and Wearable Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
2.3 Theoretical Frameworks Related to Health
and Digital Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
2.3.1 Uses and Gratifications Theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
2.3.2 Technology Acceptance Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
2.3.3 Displacement Theory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
2.3.4 Health Behavior Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
2.3.5 Health Belief Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

2.4 Digital Technology and Well-Being . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
2.4.1 Mental Well-Being . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
2.4.2 Social Well-Being . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
2.4.3 Physical Well-Being . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
2.5 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
3 The Quality of Eating-Oriented Information Online . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
3.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
3.2 Who Seeks and Uses Online Health Information? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
3.2.1 Factors Connected with Seeking Online Health
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
3.3 Character of Online Health and Eating-Oriented Information:
Benefits and Risks of Their Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
3.3.1 Benefits of Use of Online Health Information . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
3.3.2 Risks Connected with the Use of Online Health
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
3.3.3 Studies Assessing the Quality of Online Health
and Eating-Oriented Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
3.4 Users’ Assessment of Online Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
3.4.1 Credibility of Online Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
3.4.2 Models of Online Credibility Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
3.4.3 The Role of Abilities and Motivation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
3.5 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
4 Technology, Body Image, and Disordered Eating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
4.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
4.2 Key Concepts Involved with Body Image . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
4.2.1 Cognitive-Behavioral Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
4.2.2 Sociocultural Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
4.2.3 Cognitive Neuroscience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
4.3 Traditional Media Technologies, Body Image,
and Eating Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
4.4 New Media Technologies, Body Image,
and Eating Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
4.5 Immersive Digital Technologies, Body Image,
and Eating Behavior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
4.6 Future Technologies, Body Image, and Eating Behavior . . . . . . . . . 74
4.7 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
5 Eating-Oriented Online Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
5.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
5.2 The Character of Online Groups Centered on Eating Behaviors . . . . 84
5.2.1 Online Groups and Online Communities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
5.3 Social Character of Online Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
5.4 The Role of Group Membership in Users’ Lives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
5.4.1 Social Comparison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
5.4.2 Social Influence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
5.4.3 Support in Online Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
5.5 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
6 Using Mobile Technology in Eating Behaviors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
6.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
6.2 Who Are Users of mHealth Applications? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
6.3 Types of mHealth: Taxonomies of Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
6.3.1 What Are mHealth Apps for Healthy Eating, Dieting,
and Eating Disorders? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
6.4 Functions of mHealth Apps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
6.5 Impact of mHealth Tools on Users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
6.5.1 Weight Loss, Diet, and Physical Activity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
6.5.2 Eating Disorders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
6.5.3 Other Areas of mHealth App Interventions:
Smoking Cessation, Treatment Adherence,
and Disease Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
6.6 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
Section II Digital Technology and Eating Disorders
7 Usage of Digital Technology Among People
with Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
7.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
7.2 Motivation: A Key Factor in Understanding the Role of Digital
Technologies in Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
7.3 Online Activities of People with Eating Disorders:
Levels of Interaction with Digital Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
7.3.1 Non-participatory Interaction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
7.3.2 Interaction on Social Platforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
7.3.3 Interaction on Specialized Platforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
7.3.4 Interaction with Technologies: Application Usage . . . . . . . . 133
7.4 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
8 What Healthcare Professionals Should Know About Digital
Technologies and Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
8.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
8.2 Eating Disorder-Related Websites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
8.2.1 Pro-ED Websites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
8.2.2 Pro-recovery Websites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149

8.3 Social Networking Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
8.4 Application Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
8.5 Why Do Some Healthcare Professionals Not Talk
About Technologies with Clients? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
8.6 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
9 Technology-Based Prevention and Treatment Programs
of Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
9.1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
9.2 Developments in the Prevention of Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
9.3 Current Prevention Programs and Approaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
9.3.1 Reduction of Characteristics Connected
to Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162
9.3.2 Reduction of the Onset of Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
9.4 Developments in the Treatment of Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
9.5 Current Treatment Programs and Approaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
9.5.1 Psychotherapy Using Digital Technologies
as a Communication Medium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
9.5.2 Guided Self-help Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
9.5.3 Unguided Self-help Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170
9.6 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173
10 Conclusions of the Book: Risks and Benefits of Digital
Technology in Eating Behaviors and Eating Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177
10.1 Introduction: The Complex Character of Technology Usage
in the Context of Eating Behaviors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177
10.2 Digital Technology Usage, Eating Behaviors, and Eating
Disorders: Major Risks and Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
10.3 Limitations and Challenges in Current Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182
10.4 Future Research: Smart Fridges and Dieting Dolls? . . . . . . . . . . . . 184
10.5 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187
References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191

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