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Prevention Research

McVey, G. (2016). Building partnerships with prevention experts targeting other mental health problems. Eating disorders, 24(1), 63-70. View PDF

McVey, G. (2016). Training Service Providers in Evidence-Based Prevention Programs.  Encyclopedia of Feeding and Eating Disorders. View PDF

McVey, G. (2016) Universal Prevention. Encyclopedia of Feeding and Eating Disorders. View PDF

Watson, H. J., Joyce, T., French, E., Willan, V., Kane, R. T., Tanner-Smith, E. E., ... & Egan, S. J. (2016). Prevention of eating disorders: A systematic review of randomized, controlled trials. International Journal of Eating Disorders. View PDF

Linville, D., Cobb, E., Lenee-Bluhm, T., López-Zerón, G., Gau, J. M., & Stice, E. (2015). Effectiveness of an eating disorder preventative intervention in primary care medical settings. Behaviour research and therapy, 75, 32-39. View PDF

McVey, G.L., Kirsh, G., Maker, D., Walker, K.S., Mullane, J., Laliberte, M., Ellis-Claypool, J., Vorderbrugge, J., Burnett, A., Cheung, L., Banks, L. Promoting positive body image among university students: A collaborative pilot study. Body image, 7(2010) 200-204. View Article (PDF)

Ferrari, M., Tweed, S., Rummens, J.A., Skinner, H., McVey, G. Health Materials and Strategies for the Prevention of Immigrants’ Weight-Related Problems. Qualitative Health Research, 19:9(2009), 1259-1272.View Article (PDF)

McVey, Gail, Gusella, Joanne, Tweed, Stacey and Ferrari, Manuela (2009). A Controlled Evaluation of Web-Based Training for Teachers and Public Health Practitioners on the Prevention of Eating Disorders, Eating Disorders,17:1,1-26. View Article (PDF)

McVey, G.L., Tweed, S., & Blackmore, E. (2007). Healthy Schools-Healthy Kids: A controlled evaluation of a comprehensive universal eating disorders prevention program. Body Image4, 115-136. View Article (PDF)

McVey, G.L., Davis, R., Tweed, S., & Shaw, B. (2004). An evaluation of a school-based program designed to improve body image satisfaction, global self-esteem, and eating attitudes and behaviours: A replication study.International Journal of Eating Disorders, 36, 1-11. View Article (PDF)

McVey, G.L., Lieberman, M., Voorberg, N., Wardrope, D., & Blackmore, E. (2003). School-based peer support groups: A new approach to the prevention of disordered eating. Eating Disorders: Treatment and Prevention of Eating Disorders 11(3), 169-185. View Article (PDF)

McVey, G.L., Lieberman, M., Voorberg, N., Wardrope, D., Blackmore, E., & Tweed, S. (2003). Replication of a prevention program designed to reduce disordered eating: Is a life skills approach sufficient for all middle school students? Eating Disorders: Journal of Treatment and Prevention 11(3), 187-195. View Article (PDF)


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

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