Targeted Obesity Prevention Program for Adolescent Females

Investigators conducted a randomized trial of an enhanced version of the Healthy Weight program, an obesity prevention program that, in preliminary studies, was shown to reduce the rate of obesity onset, eating disorder symptoms, and negative affect
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The goal of this project was to conduct a large-scale randomized controlled trial of a targeted obesity prevention program that was found to reduce risk for future onset of obesity over a 2-year follow-up and to reduce bulimic symptoms and negative affect in a preliminary trial.

PROJECT PERIOD

2/10/07 - 1/31/13

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)