Evaluating the Risk of Harm of Weight-Related Public Messages
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Campaigns and resources that provide weight-related messages may lead to unintended consequences. This resource considers obesity, overweight, and weight gain prevention public health messages in relation to eating disorders and disordered eating.
Collaborative care skills training workshops: Helping carers cope with eating disorders from the UK to Australia
PURPOSE: The Collaborative Care Skills Training workshops, developed by Treasure and associates aim to improve the well-being, coping strategies and problem-solving skills of carers of someone with an eating disorder.Read more
School-based health education strategies for the improvement of body image and prevention of eating problems: An overview of safe and successful interventions
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to review current programmes and major issues surrounding preventive interventions for body image and obesity in schools.Read more
Guys Get Eating Disorders Too
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A risk model for disordered eating in late elementary school boys.
The authors tested the following risk model for disordered eating in late elementary school-age boys: Pubertal status is associated with increases in negative urgency, that is, the tendency to act rashly when distressed; high levels of negative urgency then influence binge eating through psychosocial learning; and binge eating influences purging.Read more