The Female Body on Social Media

By Abbie Irving, psychology and marketing student, University of Strathclyde Are you finding yourself on social media 24/7 while you’re locked down in your home? You’re not alone. Users spend an average of 3 hours on social networks and messaging, studies show, and that number is probably even higher right now. This daily access and …

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How is social media used by women with eating disorders?

By Claire Stewart, psychology student, University of Strathclyde Around 1.25 million people in the UK have an eating disorder, says the charity Beat, and 25% of those affected are male, but many more show some form of unhealthy eating behaviour.   Social media can be experienced by users with eating disorders  as either a help …

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