#364: Jake Linardon, PhD – Disordered Eating: Impact of Macro Tracking & Social Media

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Jake Linardon, PhD

Dr. Jake Linardon is a Senior Research Fellow at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. His research focuses on eating disorders, with a primary focus on testing and evaluating a broad range of treatment approaches for eating disorders.

Dr. Linardon is particularly interested in understanding how modern information technology can be used to help those most in need.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Psychological vs behavioural patterns of disordered eating
  • Disordered eating vs. eating disorders
  • Relationship between tracking macros & eating disorders
  • Disordered eating & body image
  • Disordered eating as subjective rather than objective
  • Social comparison
  • Internalisation of appearance ideals

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