Impact and Prevention Guidelines for Eating Disorders: Behavioral Science Perspectives

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อารี AREE บินทปัญญา BINTAPANYA




This article analyzed the impact and the prevention guidelines for eating disorder behavior from behavioral science perspectives, together with knowledge of integrative sciences, including psychology, sociology,    anthropology, and other disciplines in a bid to understand eating disorder behavior  by using The Triadic  Influence Theory. Hence, this article aimed to describe the eating disorder behavior among Thai women in three main issues: 1) Basic understanding of eating disorder behavior, 2) Impact of eating disorder behavior,      and 3) Prevention guidelines for eating disorder behavior. The results showed that psychosocial factors influencing on having good shape and eating disorder behavior among Thai women, both late adolescents   and early adulthood, consisted of attitudes towards eating disorder behavior, perception on self-control of having good shape, social acceptance from peer groups for having good shape, model of having good shape from media, access of beauty services for having good shape, and decisions on eating disorder behavior yielded direct influence on eating disorder behavior, except for the economy status of the family, with indirect impact through decisions on eating disorder behavior. This resulted in physical, mental, emotional, and  social impacts, leading to the prevention guidelines which mainly focused on each individual and    surrounding peers or friends.


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บินทปัญญา BINTAPANYA อ. A. (2019). Impact and Prevention Guidelines for Eating Disorders: Behavioral Science Perspectives. Journal of Behavioral Science for Development, 11(2), 1–16. Retrieved from
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