Mindfulness may be effective in preventing the eating disorders in adolescent girls. That was shown in the trial carried out at the University of Adelaide in Australia.
Compared to a control group, the mindfulness intervention group showed improvements at the six-month followup. These included weight loss, reduced concerns about body image and weight. There were less of other commonly associated psychological afflictions regarding the weight and body image for this age group.
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