Dissonance-based Interventions for the Prevention of Eating Disorders: Using Persuasion Principles to Promote Health


The limited efficacy of prior eating disorder (ED) prevention programs led to the development of dissonance-based interventions (DBIs) that utilize dissonance-based persuasion principles from social psychology. Although DBIs have been used to change other attitudes and behaviors, only recently have they been applied to ED prevention. This article reviews… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11121-008-0093-x


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