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Bridging Eating Disorder and Obesity Prevention Fields

Eating Disorders and Obesity: How Are They Related? BodiWise – BodyWorks View PDF

Rabin, Caryn Roni (2016, June 16).  Parents Should Avoid Comments on a Child’s Weight. New York Times.View Article 

McVey, G. L., Levine, M. P., Piran, N., & Ferguson, H. B. (Eds.). (2013). Preventing eating-related and weight-related disorders: Collaborative research, advocacy, and policy change. Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press.View order form

McVey, G. L. (2013). Integrating weight bias awareness and mental health promotion into obesity prevention delivery: a public health pilot study. Preventing chronic disease, 10. View PDF

McVey, G.L. Program of Research on the Prevention of Weight-Related Disorders. View Presentation (PowerPoint)

Neumark-Sztainer, D. R., Wall, M. M., Haines, J. I., Story, M. T., Sherwood, N. E., & van den Berg, P. A. (2007). Shared risk and protective factors for overweight and disordered eating in adolescents. American journal of preventive medicine, 33(5), 359-369. View PDF

Adair, C.E., McVey, G., deGroot, J., McLaren, L., Gray-Donald, K., Plotnikoff, R., Marcoux, G., Linder, J. Obesity and Eating Disorders: Seeking Common Ground to Promote Health. A national meeting of researcher, practitioners, and policy makers. Final Discussion Document: February 6, 2008. View Report (PDF)

Obesity and Eating Disorders: Seeking Common Ground to Promote Health. A national meeting of researcher, practitioners, and policy makers. Final Report: 2007. View Report (PDF)

O'Dea, J. (2007). Everybody's different: A positive approach to teaching about health, puberty, body image, nutrition, self-esteem and obesity prevention. Everybody's Different: A Positive Approach to Teaching about Health, Puberty, Body Image, Nutrition, Self-esteem and Obesity Prevention, x. View PDF

The Dangers of Disordered Eating. 2008 View Report (PDF)

Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2003). Obesity and eating disorder prevention: An integrated approach? Adolescent Medicine, 14, 159.173.

Partnerships

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care in partnership with:

  • The University Health Network (Toronto General Division)
  • The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Provincial network of specialized eating disorder service providers

Contact Us

Ontario Community Outreach
Program for Eating Disorders

University Health Network
Toronto General Hospital
200 Elizabeth Street
Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4  

416-340-4051
416-340-3200
Pat.Valenti@uhn.ca