Mond, Jonathan; Marks, P; Hay, Phillipa J; Rodgers, Bryan; Kelly, Claire M; Owen, Cathy; Paxton, Susan
This research examined the "mental health literacy" of adolescents concerning eating-disordered behavior. A vignette describing a fictional 16-year old female meeting diagnostic criteria for bulimia nervosa was presented to 522 female high school students, followed by a series of questions concerning treatment of and treatment-seeking for the problem described. Results indicated that primary care practitioners, mothers and close female friends were most highly regarded as potential sources of...[Show more]
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