Senior Clinical Psychologist Mok Sook Fern was interviewed by the Straits Times to weigh in on her thoughts about how eating disorders can be perpetuated as a part of their body positivity article titled: Beyond body positivity: Growing fat acceptance movement in S’pore fights against bias and discrimination”.
Here’s her quote:
“Being praised or congratulated when you lose weight through eating disorders enables the behaviour. Even after the patient reaches his or her target weight, he or she might feel encouraged to keep going.”
Follow the link to read the whole article: https://www.straitstimes.com/life/entertainment/beyond-body-positivity-growing-fat-acceptance-movement-in-singapore-fights-against-bias-and-discrimination