Reading level of Overeaters Anonymous primary educational material.

  title={Reading level of Overeaters Anonymous primary educational material.},
  author={Steven Walfish and Katherine Pinholster},
  journal={Eating disorders},
  volume={16 3},
Educational materials are often a key component of recovery in a mutual-help group. However, in order to be helpful to a maximum number of members, these materials must be presented at a reading level that is comprehensible. Two measures of readability, The Flesch Reading Ease score and the Flesch-Kincaid Grade-Level score were applied to 20 random paragraphs chosen from The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous. Results indicate that the average paragraph is written just… CONTINUE READING