CP Research Corner: Increase in Dieting and Fear of Weight Gain

Prevalence of dieting and fear of weight gain across ages: a community sample from adolescents to the elderly Margarita C. T. Slof‑Op ‘t Landt1  · Eric F. van Furth1,2 · Catharina E. M. van Beijsterveldt3  · Meike Bartels3  · Gonneke Willemsen3  · Eco J. de Geus3  ·...
CP Research Corner: Self-Weighing

CP Research Corner: Self-Weighing

This study looked at young males and females, transitioning from adolescence to young adulthood, who endorsed self-weighing and examined the relationship between self-weighing and actual weight status along with other psychological and behavioral factors.  The study...
Wake Up, Weight Watchers: The Dangers of Teen Dieting

Wake Up, Weight Watchers: The Dangers of Teen Dieting

You may have seen the recent Weight Watchers campaign that promotes free teen memberships starting in the summer of 2018. Weight Watchers is deploying a classic marketing technique—a free startup offer in the hopes that once hooked on the product, participants would...
Mothers Working Toward Recovery

Mothers Working Toward Recovery

From infancy onward, mothers are under pressure to balance (as if!) their own self-care with the demands of a growing family. Women so often set high standards for their ‘performance’ as mothers which adds on more stress and pressure during an already challenging time...