Prevention programs for body image and eating disorders on University campuses: a review of large, controlled interventions.

@article{Yager2008PreventionPF,
  title={Prevention programs for body image and eating disorders on University campuses: a review of large, controlled interventions.},
  author={Zali Yager and Jennifer A O'dea},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={173-89}
}
Body dissatisfaction, dieting, eating disorders and exercise disorders are prevalent among male and female university students worldwide. Male students are also increasingly adopting health-damaging, body-image-related behaviors such as excessive weight lifting, body building and steroid abuse. Given the severity and difficulty of treating eating disorders, prevention of these problems is a recognized public health goal. Health promotion and health education programs have been conducted in the… CONTINUE READING