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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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Stewart, DA More by this author
Carter, JC More by this author
Drinkwater, J More by this author
Hainsworth, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The International journal of eating disorders
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
107-118
Publication date:
2001-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1098-108X
ISSN:
0276-3478
URN:
uuid:13f3f38d-3589-4404-bbef-da95094575c1
Source identifiers:
139524
Local pid:
pubs:139524

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