101844: Predictive Effects of Mother and Peer Influences on Increases in Adolescent Eating Disorder Risk

Volume 44, Issue 8

About the Course:

This article investigates the relation of maternal and peer attitudes and behaviors to changes in eating disorder risk factors and symptoms in adolescent females.


Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders

Publication Date:

December 2011


Deanna Linville, PhD; Eric Stice, PhD; Jeff Gau, MS; Maya O'Neil, PhD

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, family therapists, and other health professionals who seek knowledge about parental and peer influences on adolescent eating pathology. It is appropriate for intermediate levels of participant’s knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Recall the existing literature regarding parent and peer influences on adolescent eating disorder development.

  2. Describe the relevance of examining the social context of adolescent eating disordered behavior.

  3. Identify empirically validated risk factors for adolescent development of eating disordered behavior.

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