This is a discussion paper which raises questions about the possible links between health education which exhorts young people to watch their weight and eat a healthy diet and the increase in disturbed eating patterns and the desire to be thin, particularly amongst girls.
It doesn't especially offer « answers », but suggests that research would be needed to investigate whether such a link exists.
The paper derives from my own concerns as a health educator about how health messages are received.
The background to concem about weight among young people is described, and some initiatives in schools which may help are discussed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Education nutritionnelle, Communication information, Comportement alimentaire, Trouble comportement alimentaire, Image corporelle, Milieu scolaire, Pays industrialisé, Article synthèse, Homme, Femelle
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Nutrition education, Information communication, Feeding behavior, Eating disorder, Body image, School environment, Industrialized country, Review, Human, Female
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0413112
Code Inist : 002B29B. Création : 10/04/1997.