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Saturday, October 25 • 15:10 - 16:10
Session 12A: Internet-Based Interventions for the Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders and Obesity

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This symposium brings together scientist-practitioners who are enthusiastic about using technology in interventions across the mental health intervention spectrum to prevent and treat eating disorders, promote healthy weight maintenance and loss as appropriate, and promote maintenance of treatment gains. Body dissatisfaction, disordered eating, eating disorders and obesity are highly prevalent and result in significant burden for individuals and society, highlighting the need for effective and widely disseminable interventions. Researchers from Stanford University, Washington University in St. Louis, and Technische Universität Dresden have been collaborating for the past 20 years to develop and evaluate online programs and universal/tailored interventions in the fields of eating disorder and obesity prevention, early intervention, treatment, and aftercare and to improve their accessibility and dissemination. As a result, the workgroups have succeeded in establishing a comprehensive programmatic line of research, developed ways to identify risk and high-risk populations for eating disorders, and developed and evaluated the efficacy of a variety of universal, targeted and indicated online prevention, treatment and aftercare programs for healthy weight regulation, eating disorders and obesity which are currently being widely disseminated both in the US and in Germany. In the symposium, they will share their latest findings and introduce ongoing research projects.

Abstracts: 0082, 0083, 0202, 0241

Impact of telephone prompts on the adherence to an Internet-based aftercare program for women with severe and chronic bulimia nervosa
Ina Beintner1, Corinna Jacobi1,  1Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Early Detection and Intervention of Anorexia Nervosa: Discouraging (?) Results of a Randomized Controlled Efficacy Trial
Corinna Jacobi1, Ulrike Völker1, Katharina Möbius1, Robert Richter1, Megan Jones2, James Lock2, C. Barr Taylor2,  1Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 2Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, USA

Using Technology to Improve Eating Disorders Treatment
Andrea Kass1, Megan Jones2, Dawn Eichen3, Michelle St. Paul1, Elizabeth Bollinger3, Danielle Ryu2, Jenine Saekow4, Elise Gibbs4, Mickey Trockel2, Denise Wilfley1,3, C. Barr Taylor2,  1Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA, 3Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 4PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, Palo Alto, California, USA

A technology enhanced,community-based, middle school healthy weight regulation program: StayingFit Communities
Myra Altman1, Jacqueline Hayes1, Madeline Jansen3, Jennifer Lesser2, Danielle Ryu3, Andrea Kass1, Katherine Taylor2, C. Barr Taylor3, Denise Wilfley1,  1Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, Palo Alto, CA, USA, 3Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA




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Saturday October 25, 2014 15:10 - 16:10 CEST
Room: PARANINFO Universitat de València - C/ de la Universitat, 2, Valencia

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