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Mitchell, Karen S.; Mazzeo, Suzanne E. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2009
This study evaluated a structural equation model of objectification theory among European American (EA; n = 408) and African American women (AA; n = 233). Modeling results indicated a particularly strong association between thin-ideal internalization/body monitoring and eating disorder symptoms, with weaker relationships among body…
Descriptors: Females, Theories, Eating Disorders, Self Concept
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Brewin, Chris R.; Gregory, James D.; Lipton, Michelle; Burgess, Neil – Psychological Review, 2010
Involuntary images and visual memories are prominent in many types of psychopathology. Patients with posttraumatic stress disorder, other anxiety disorders, depression, eating disorders, and psychosis frequently report repeated visual intrusions corresponding to a small number of real or imaginary events, usually extremely vivid, detailed, and…
Descriptors: Psychosis, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Eating Disorders, Psychopathology
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, 2010
The mental health of our children is a natural and important concern for us all. The fact is, many mental disorders have their beginnings in childhood or adolescence, yet may go undiagnosed and untreated for years. "Umbrella" terms such as emotional disturbance, behavioral disorders, or mental illness are used to refer to mental…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Definitions, Clinical Diagnosis, Children
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Gibbs, Elise L.; Kass, Andrea E.; Eichen, Dawn M.; Fitzsimmons-Craft, Ellen E.; Trockel, Mickey; Wilfley, Denise E.; Taylor, C. Barr – Journal of American College Health, 2016
Objective: To examine the misuse of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-specific stimulants in a college population at high risk for or with clinical or subclinical eating disorders. Participants: Four hundred forty-eight college-age women aged 18-25 at high risk for or with a clinical or subclinical eating disorder. Methods:…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Drug Abuse, Stimulants, Emotional Disturbances
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Presnell, Katherine; Bearman, Sarah Kate; Madeley, Mary Clare – Prevention Researcher, 2007
This article examines the prevalence and consequences of body dissatisfaction among adolescent boys and girls and discusses the role of body dissatisfaction in psychological disorders, including depression and eating disorders. Additionally, it explores predictors of the development of body dissatisfaction, including individual, familial, peer,…
Descriptors: Incidence, Self Concept, Prevention, Eating Disorders
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Maloch, Janelle K.; Bieschke, Kathleen J.; McAleavey, Andrew A.; Locke, Benjamin D. – Journal of College Counseling, 2013
This study found that treatment-seeking sexual minority college women evidenced serious eating concerns. Regardless of sexual orientation and compared with those with low levels of eating concerns, women with high levels of eating concerns evidenced increased depression, increased generalized anxiety, and a greater likelihood of experiencing…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Eating Disorders, Minority Group Students, Homosexuality
Ludvigson, Carol L. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Although many student-athletes find participation in college sports rewarding, there are many who experience difficulties. Student-athletes face the same concerns that nonathletes do which include becoming independent, coping with uncertainty, finding a clear purpose, and clarifying values (Astin, 1977; Chickering, 1969; Farnsworth, 1966;…
Descriptors: Risk, Health Behavior, Females, Athletes
Force, Christina Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Cyberbullying affects almost half of the teenagers in America (National Crime Prevention Council [NCPC], 2010). The effects of cyberbullying can be detrimental to teens and may include withdrawal from school activities, illness, depression, eating disorders, or suicidal ideations (Dehue, Bolman, & Vollink, 2008; Mason, 2008). In order to…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Discovery Processes, Case Studies, Middle Schools
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Gordon, Kathryn H.; Brattole, Marissa M.; Wingate, LaRicka R.; Joiner, Thomas E., Jr. – Behavior Therapy, 2006
Eating disorders are thought to occur less among African-American women than among women of other ethnic groups. Ninety-one clinicians read 1 of 3 passages (differing only with regards to the girl's race: African-American, Caucasian, or Hispanic) describing disturbed eating patterns of a fictional character named Mary. Participants were then asked…
Descriptors: Females, Ethnic Groups, Eating Disorders, Depression (Psychology)
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Sinha, Uday K.; Kumar, Deepak – Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 2010
Mindfulness-based approaches have been shown to be useful in a variety of physical and mental health conditions including chronic pain, cancer, psoriasis, eating disorders, anxiety and depression. Mindfulness based CBT finds its origins in Eastern Buddhist meditation which began many centuries ago. Recent studies on CBT with mindfulness have shown…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Stress Management, Emotional Problems
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Heimerdinger-Edwards, Sarah R.; Vogel, David L.; Hammer, Joseph H. – Counseling Psychologist, 2011
This reaction highlights several strengths of this major contribution and discusses some future directions in this line of research. The authors offer research ideas in the areas of cultural and cross-cultural issues, couples and relationships, as well as direct and indirect effects of sexual objectification on men. In terms of providing…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Intimacy, Labeling (of Persons), Depression (Psychology)
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Goldschmidt, Andrea B.; Wall, Melanie M.; Zhang, Jun; Loth, Katie A.; Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne – Developmental Psychology, 2016
Overeating (eating an unusually large amount of food) and binge eating (overeating with loss of control [LOC]) predict adverse health consequences in adolescence. We aimed to characterize the stability of and risk factors for these distinct but interrelated constructs during critical developmental transitions. We used a population-based sample (n…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, At Risk Persons, Adolescents, Surveys
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Schatten, Heather T.; Morris, Blair W.; Wren, Abigail L.; Andover, Margaret S. – School Psychology Forum, 2013
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a behavior that is prevalent among children and adolescents. Although NSSI is often associated with borderline personality disorder and depression, it co-occurs with numerous psychiatric symptoms and associated diagnoses. The current article reviews the research addressing psychiatric symptoms that are commonly…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Self Destructive Behavior, Anxiety
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Rodger, Susan; Bourdage, Renelle; Hancock, Kaitlin; Hsiang, Rebecca; Masters, Robyn; Leschied, Alan – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Recommendations derived from research evidence regarding program implementation in school-based mental health [SBMH] require knowledge of the intervention outcomes as well as the potential to translate program components into schools. The Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) analysis was applied to major…
Descriptors: Wellness, Mental Health, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
Raines, James C., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2019
Though schools have become the default mental health providers for children and adolescents, they are poorly equipped to meet the mental health needs of their students. "Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health" differs from other books that address child and adolescent psychopathology by focusing on how to help students with…
Descriptors: Mental Health, School Health Services, Student Needs, Mental Disorders
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