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The effect of attentional training on body dissatisfaction and dietary restriction

Smith, Evelyn; Rieger, Elizabeth


The aim of the present study is to investigate the effect of attentional training towards shape, weight and food related information on body dissatisfaction and dietary restriction. A total of 98 female participants were trained to attend to negative shape/weight words, positive shape/weight words, negative (high calorie) food words, positive (low calorie) food words or neutral words. Subsequently, a body image challenge was presented and participants' body dissatisfaction and dietary...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: European Eating Disorders Review
DOI: 10.1002/erv.921


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