Exploring ethnicity in body dissatisfaction and the implications for prevention strategies

PROJECT STATUS: Ongoing
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START DATE AND DURATION: September 2019
Summary

Aligned with the current mental health policy landscape, this project aims to support the implementation of the children and young people’s mental health green paper proposals regarding group-based body image and eating disorder preventions interventions.

This project is exploring variations in body dissatisfaction among British South Asian adolescents in order to co-design cultural adaptations and modifications to the current evidence-based interventions, which are intended to be rolled out by 2023/4.

Partners & Collaborators

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

King’s College London (KCL)

East London Community Eating Disorders Service for Children and Young People

Lead Investigator
Investigating Team
Ruth Taylor (QMUL)
Una Foye (KCL)
Erica Cini (East London NHS Foundation Trust)