Prevention of eating disorders: A systematic review

Khanh-Dao Le, L. et al. (2017) Clinical Psychology Review. 53,(4) pp. 46–58

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Highlights:

  • The review described 13 ED preventive interventions spanning universal, selective and indicated preventive interventions.
  • A bias adjusted meta-analysis is undertaken of 112 articles that evaluated eating disorder prevention interventions.
  • Promising preventive interventions for ED risk factors/ behaviours included cognitive dissonance, cognitive behavioural therapy and media literacy.
  • Combined ED and obesity prevention interventions require further research.
  • Insufficient evidence supported the effect of ED prevention interventions on pre-adolescent children and adults.

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