Social Psychology in Action: Using Social Psychological Theories to Prevent Disordered Eating
Time and Location
Poster Session X - Board: X-010
Sunday May 25, 2008, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This symposium will describe research on risk factors for and strategies for preventing disordered eating. Researchers will examine the impact of exposure to the thin ideal on disordered eating as well as strategies for preventing disordered eating, including learning about misperceptions of the thinness norm, creating dissonance, and regulating emotions.