ERIC Number: EJ811052
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
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A Preliminary Controlled Comparison of Programs Designed to Reduce Risk of Eating Disorders Targeting Perfectionism and Media Literacy
Wilksch, Simon M.; Durbridge, Mitchell R.; Wade, Tracey D.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n8 p939 Aug 2008
The study aims to find out whether programs targeting perfectionism and media literacy are more effective than control classes in reducing eating disorder risk factors. Finding reveals that perfectionism programs are well suited to individuals of mid- to late adolescent age and shows the importune of making prevention programs developmentally appropriate to their target audience.
Descriptors: Prevention, Eating Disorders, Late Adolescents, Media Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Risk, Adolescents
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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