Journal article

Parents and Prevention: A Systematic Review of Interventions Involving Parents that Aim to Prevent Body Dissatisfaction or Eating Disorders

Laura M Hart, Chelsea Cornell, Stephanie R Damiano, Susan J Paxton

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS | WILEY | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the literature on interventions involving parents that aim to prevent body dissatisfaction or eating disorders in children, and provide directions for future research by highlighting current gaps. METHOD: The literature was searched for articles using key concepts: parents, prevention and eating disorders or disordered eating or body dissatisfaction. All English language publications between 1992 and 2013 were searched across a range of academic databases. Studies were reviewed if they: (i) delivered an intervention designed to reduce eating disorders or body dissatisfaction or their risk factors, in children or adolescents; (ii) provided some intervention..

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