New England Journal of Medicine Reviews Medicalization of Cyberspace

November 17, 2008

and it’s pretty good too….

“Andy Miah and Emma Rich have extracted from cyberspace fascinating narratives about topics such as the persistent sexual arousal syndrome, the Visible Human Project, the controversy about an online auction for a human kidney (which never actually happened), suicide anorexia nervosa (Pro-Ana) movement….[The authors] seek to listen to what is going on in cyberspace and to understand how it affects the way that people see health and disease.”


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