Hiding in Plain Sight: ‘Secret’ Anorexia Nervosa Communities on Youtubetm

Ekant Veer, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
This research investigates the way in which online public forums are being utilized as a means of sharing ones experiences with Anorexia Nervosa. By adopting a netnographic research approach and Hermeneutic analysis method this research explores the role that personal video logs (vlogs) are being used as a means of public exhibitionism for five sufferers of Anorexia Nervosa.
[ to cite ]:
Ekant Veer (2011) ,"Hiding in Plain Sight: ‘Secret’ Anorexia Nervosa Communities on Youtubetm", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 38, eds. Darren W. Dahl, Gita V. Johar, and Stijn M.J. van Osselaer, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research.