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Event: “Eating Disorder Prevention: From Efficacy to Implementation” by Dr. Eric Stice

Saturday October 28th, 2017
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A special lecture by Dr. Eric Stice on eating disorders prevention (with consecutive translation)


Dr. Eric Stice, a renowned expert in the field of eating disorders and its prevention, will present the latest research evidence on risk factors and prevention program implementation.


[Event details]
日時: 2017年10月28日(土) 午前9時30分~午後12時 (午前9時開場)
定員: 100名

Date: Saturday October 28th, 10:00-12:30 (doors open at 9:30)
Fee: 3,000 yen
Max no. of audience: 100 people


[Inquiries about the event]

Contact information
TELL Eating Disorders Program coordinator
※ If you do not receive an email reply within 3 office days please contact TELL Counseling at 03-4550-1146 during weekdays between 10am-5pm.


[About the speaker]

米テキサス大学の助教および准教授を経て、現在はOregon Research Instituteの上級科学研究員。主な研究テーマは、摂食障害、肥満、薬物乱用、及びうつ病の発症を予測するリスク因子の特定であり、公衆衛生に関わるこれらの疾患の病因を脳機能イメージングや遺伝子学なども用いて研究している。また、摂食障害、肥満、及びうつ病の予防や治療プログラムの開発、評価そして普及にも取り組んでおり、なかでも認知的不協和理論を基に開発された身体受容・摂食障害予防プログラムは世界125カ国の350万人の若い女性たちに実施された実績をもつ。これまでScience、 Psychological Bulletin、 Archives of General Biological Psychiatry、 Clinical Psychology Review、そしてJournal of Neuroscienceを含む主要な学術論文誌に244もの論文を発表している。過去の受賞歴には、米国国立精神保健研究所のキャリア賞、米国心理学会(APA)の優秀科学賞、予防研究学会のナン・トブラー賞、米国摂食障害協会(NEDA)のロリ・アーヴィング賞などがある。現在はJournal of Consulting and Clinical Psychologyの共同編集者も務めている。

Dr. Stice served as an assistant professor and associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and subsequently took a position as Senior Research Scientist at Oregon Research Institute. His research focuses on identifying risk factors that predict onset of eating disorders, obesity, substance abuse, and depression, including the use of functional neuroimaging and the role of genetics in the etiology of these public health problems. His research also focuses on designing, evaluating, and disseminating prevention and treatment interventions for eating disorders obesity, and depression. For instance, he developed a dissonance-based body acceptance/eating disorder prevention program that has been implemented with 3.5 million young girls in 125 countries. He has published 244 articles in high-impact outlets, including Science, Psychological Bulletin, Archives of General Biological Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology Review, and Journal of Neuroscience. He received a Career Award from the National Institutes of Health, a Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions to Psychopathology from the American Psychological Association, the Nan Tobler Award from the Society for Prevention Research, and the Lori Irving Award for Excellence in Eating Disorder Prevention and Awareness from the National Eating Disorders Association. He is currently serving as an Associate Editor for Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.


[Hosting/supporting organizations]
主催: 東京英語いのちの電話TELL
Event hosted by: TELL

後援: 日本摂食障害協会(JAED)
Event supported by: Japan Association for Eating Disorders (JAED)


[About TELL]

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