Attitudes Towards Help-Seeking for Eating and Body Image Concerns

About this study

This study is part of a student PhD project titled ‘Attitudes Towards Help-Seeking for Eating or Body Image Concerns’. This project will investigate and identify the barriers to treatment seeking of eating or body image concerns, so that help seeking can be promoted. This project is supported by Flinders University, College of Education Psychology & Social Work.

Research TeamProfessor Tracey Wade, Ms Marcela Radunz
InstitutionFlinders University
Ethics Approval NumberHREC1953
Funding SourceN/A
Project Start DateJuly 31, 2020
Project End DateDecember 31, 2021
ParticipantsFemales aged 17-25 who can read and write in English and who currently worry about eating and/or body image, weight or shape.
What is InvolvedYou will be asked to answer online questionnaires about demographics (e.g. age, height and weight, postcode), disordered eating, body image, attitudes towards seeking professional help and barriers to help seeking for eating or body image concerns and mood. Participation is entirely voluntary. The online questionnaire will take about 30 minutes of your time.
Contact Details

Marcela Radunz:

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