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Examining the Effect of a Body Image Cognitive Dissonance Prevention Program on Disordered Eating, Risky Alcohol Use, and Sexual Risk Taking

  title={Examining the Effect of a Body Image Cognitive Dissonance Prevention Program on Disordered Eating, Risky Alcohol Use, and Sexual Risk Taking},
  author={Meghan Brown},
Eating disorders and body image issues are significant problems which affect many domains of the lives of both men and women. These constructs have, in turn, been associated with health risk taking behaviors such as sexual risk taking and risky alcohol use. Ninety-six participants completed self-report data before and after a body image cognitive dissonance (CD) program or an active health education control to determine if participation in the program lead to less health risk taking behaviors… Expand

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