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Modification of eating attitudes and behavior in adolescent girls: A controlled study.

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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a school-based eating disorder prevention program designed to reduce dietary restraint and concern about shape and weight among adolescent girls. METHOD: A total of 474 girls aged 13-14 years received the program as part of their normal school curriculum. An assessment-only control group included 386 pupils. Measures of eating disorder features, self-esteem, and knowledge were administered before and after the intervention ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
International journal of eating disorders
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
107-118
Publication date:
2001-03-01
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EISSN:
1098-108X
ISSN:
0276-3478
Source identifiers:
139524
Language:
English
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pubs:139524
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pubs:139524
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2012-12-19

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