Any form of media, print, online, pictures, videos, etc. that are utilized in an unhealthy manner to promote continued weight loss. This information can take the form of images of slim celebrities, individuals afflicted with an eating disorder or emaciated models and is often exchanged amongst members of online pro-eating disorder communities (pro-ana, pro-mia. Reverse thinspiraton can include posting pictures of oneself at a high weight on mirrors or in the kitchen in attempts to induce guilt and prevent eating or pictures of morbidly obese individuals to facilitate disgust and motivate weight loss. Thinspiration can also include poems, music lyrics, quotes, sayings, etc. that encourage weight loss, promote the eating disorder and endorse it as being a life style and choice rather than an illness.

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