Prevention of eating disorders: Challenges and opportunities
Article first published online: 14 MAR 2002
Copyright © 2002 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
International Journal of Eating Disorders
Volume 31, Issue 3, pages 233–239, April 2002
How to Cite
Pearson, J., Goldklang, D. and Striegel-Moore, R. H. (2002), Prevention of eating disorders: Challenges and opportunities. Int. J. Eat. Disord., 31: 233–239. doi: 10.1002/eat.10014
- Issue published online: 14 MAR 2002
- Article first published online: 14 MAR 2002
- Manuscript Accepted: 27 OCT 2001
- prevention science;
- risk factors
Objective and Methods
On April 25, 2000, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) convened a Roundtable on the Prevention of Eating Disorders to review the state of prevention science in eating disorders and formulate recommendations regarding future steps to be taken in this area of research.
Results and Discussion
This report summarizes the roundtable discussion. The discussion focused on four major areas: the state of the art of risk factors research, translational research, prevention research in related fields, and cutting-edge efforts in eating disorder prevention.
The report concludes with specific recommendations. © 2002 by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Int J Eat Disord 31: 233–239, 2002; DOI 10.1002/eat.10014