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Exploring ethnicity in body dissatisfaction and implications for the prevention of body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders

Name of author: Hannah Kate Lewis

Affiliation: Queen Mary University of London

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Who can take part?

Young people aged between 13 and 29 years old who identify as female and South Asian, who are yet to access treatment for an eating disorder.

What is the purpose of the research?

The purpose of this research is to explore the role of ethnicity and culture in body dissatisfaction and body image. The study also will also explore how these types of difficulties (i.e. eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder) could be prevented in the future.

What does the study involve?

The study involves attending either an online focus group or online interview to talk about your experiences of body image and reflect on how current interventions to prevent eating disorders can be more culturally inclusive

How can someone take part?

To take part, you will need to follow this link and complete the short questionnaire to assess your eligibility: