ERIC Number: EJ622669
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Eating Disorders: Summary of Risk Factors, Prevention Programming, and Prevention Research.
Mussell, Melissa Pederson; Binford, Roslyn B.; Fulkerson, Jayne A.
Counseling Psychologist, v28 n6 p764-96 Nov 2000
Addresses issues related to prevention efforts applied to eating disorders and presents an overview of risk factors that have been identified. Emphasizes the importance of understanding the psychological and physical developmental processes during adolescence and the sociocultural context in which eating disorders develop. Concludes with a summary of empirical investigations of the efficacy of eating disorder prevention programs. (Contains 155 references.) (Author/GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Note: Special Topic: "Prevention in Counseling Psychology." For related articles, see CG 556 608-614.