Bucchianeri, M.M., Eisenberg, M.E., Wall, M.M., Piran, N., & Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2014). Multiple types of harassment: associations with emotional well-being and unhealthy behaviors in adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health.
By Sania Ahmed on March 27, 2014
Purpose: To explore relationships between harassment (i.e., race-, weight-, socioeconomic-status (SES)-based, and sexual) and health-related outcomes, including self-esteem, depressive symptoms, body satisfaction, substance use, and self-harm behavior, among diverse adolescents. Method: Cross-sectional analysis using data from a population-based study of adolescents participating in Eating and Activity in Teens 2010 (EAT 2010) (n = 2,793; mean […]
Lampard, A.M., MacLehose, R.F., Eisenberg, M.E., Neumark-Sztainer, D., & Davison, K.K. (2014). Weight-related teasing in the school environment: Associations with psychosocial health and weight control practices among adolescent boys and girls. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
By Sania Ahmed on March 27, 2014
Weight-related teasing has been found to be associated with low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, body dissatisfaction, and weight control behaviors in adolescents. While research has typically examined weight-related teasing directed towards the individual, little is known about weight-related teasing at the school level. This study aimed to determine the association between the school-level prevalence of weight-related […]
Homma, Y., Beaulieu-Prevost, D., Rose, H.A. & Eisenberg, M.E. (2014). Trends in disordered eating by sexual orientation in western Canada. Journal of Adolescent Health, 54(2), S56.
By bmiller on February 21, 2014
Purpose: Health disparities between sexual minority (SM) adolescents and heterosexual adolescents have been identified for risky behaviors such as substance use and risky sexual practice. Yet, few studies have looked at disordered eating (e.g., binge-eating and self-induced vomiting) which may cause serious health consequences. SM youth may be at higher risk for disordered eating, in […]
Magtoto J., Cox D., Saewyc E. (2013). Body satisfaction and eating disordered pathology among immigrant adolescents in North America. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 1, 13-19.
By Sania Ahmed on August 5, 2013
Using a province-wide school-based health survey, this article investigated body satisfaction as a mediator of the association between eating disorder behaviors and immigrant status. Participants were a sample of adolescent girls (n = 15,066) and boys (n = 14,200) who completed the 2008 McCreary Centre Society Adolescent Health Survey IV. Hypotheses were tested with general […]
Stang, J., Bruening, M., & Saewyc, E.M. (2011). Chapter 21: Behavioral health problems of adolescents: Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse and Suicide. In D. Wong (ed.), Nursing Care of Infants and Children, (9th ed.).pp St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Year Book.
By Sania Ahmed on December 18, 2011
This textbook provides comprehensive coverage of pediatric growth, development, and conditions. Its covers child development and health promotion as well as specific health problems organized by age groups and body systems. In this chapter, the behavioral health problems of adolescents are covered in regards to eating disorders, substance abuse and suicide. ISBN: 9780323069120
Parkes S, Saewyc EM, MacKay LJ, Cox D. (2008). The relationship between body image, dieting behaviors, and stimulant use among adolescents in British Columbia. Journal of Adolescent health, 43(6), 616-618.
By Sania Ahmed on December 18, 2008
This study investigated the relationship between body image, dieting, disordered eating behaviors, and stimulant use in a sample of more than 30,000 British Columbian students. For both males and females, significant associations were found between stimulant use and body satisfaction, binging and purging, and efforts to lose weight. Find article here.