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Differences in risk factors for binge eating by socioeconomic status in a community-based sample of adolescents: Findings from Project EAT

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Binge eating is prevalent among adolescents from varying socioeconomic backgrounds and is associated with numerous adverse outcomes. However, it remains unclear whether risk factors for binge eating vary by socioeconomic status (SES). The study on which this course is based explores the prevalence of several well-known risk factors for binge eating among a community-based sample of adolescents from Project EAT. Further, the study examines the extent to which the impact of these risk factors on subsequent binge eating differs by SES. It is essential for providers to be cognizant of risk factors and specific SES-related stressors that may differentially impact youth from diverse backgrounds.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Differences in risk factors for binge eating by socioeconomic status in a community-based sample of adolescents: Findings from Project EAT created by Caroline West, B.A., Andrea Goldschmidt, PhD, and Susan Mason, PhD in 2019.

Publication Date:

June 2019

Course Material Authors

Caroline West, B.A.

Caroline West is a doctoral student in the Child Clinical Psychology Program at Kent State University

Andrea Goldschmidt, PhD

Dr. Goldschmidt is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University. Her research investigates eating behaviors that are associated with poor weight-related outcomes, particularly in pediatric populations and her work utilizes innovative approaches (e.g., laboratory paradigms, ecological momentary assessment, neuroimaging) to understand the etiology and correlates of loss of control, including its association with negative affect. She has published more than 75 articles.

Susan Mason, PhD

Dr. Mason is an Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota. As a social epidemiologist, her research focuses on the population health impacts of adverse and traumatic experiences, including childhood abuse and neglect, sexual violence, racial segregation, and other forms of violence and social marginalization.

Course Creator

Tyler Gibson

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This course is recommended for mental health professionals who seek knowledge on the differences in risk factors for binge eating based on socioeconomic status. This course is intended for an advanced level of participants’ knowledge. The course content is at an advanced level.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the prevalence rates of several risk factors for binge eating among adolescents and how they differ by socioeconomic status.

  2. Describe how the impact of several risk factors on the development of binge eating differs by socioeconomic status.

  3. Discuss implications this may have for prevention and intervention methods among diverse populations.

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Course Number 102419
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  • Reading-Based Online
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