The Effect of Body Image and Attitudes to Eating on Food Choices

About this study

Through our research, we aim to better understand what psychological factors impact women’s concerns over body image and attitudes to eating, and how these influence their food choices. We hope that the findings of our study help improve clinical understanding and treatment of the factors that impact body image concerns and unhealthy relationships with food among women.

Research TeamMadeline Forrester (BPsych [Hons]); Dr Rachel Menzies; Professor Louise Sharpe
InstitutionThe University of Sydney
Ethics Approval Number2021/310
Funding SourceN/A
Project Start DateJuly 19, 2021
Project End DateSeptember 6, 2021
ParticipantsWe are looking for women, over the age of 18, who have concerns over body image and eating* to complete a survey on their body image and attitudes to eating and food.

*A history of dieting, restrictive eating, skipping meals, binge eating, compulsive eating, unbalanced eating, compensating for eating, etc.
What is InvolvedIf you give your consent to participate in this study, you will be asked to complete a series of questionnaires. Please be advised that for some people some of the questionnaires may elicit brief negative emotions.

The survey will take place entirely online and is expected to take between 45 mins to an hour of your time. By completing the survey, you will enter a draw to win 1 of 2 Mastercard gift cards.

The survey is anonymous, and participation is entirely confidential. You may also withdraw from the survey at any point.
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