Social Networks and Eating Behaviours 

About this study

The study is run by fourth-year students from Psychological Sciences at The University of Melbourne. This research is investigating the relationship between social interactions, personality traits, body image and eating behaviours.

For more information contact Dr Isabel Krug; Tel: +61 3 90358551; Email: Isabel.krug@unimelb.edu.au

Research TeamHonours Students
InstitutionThe University of Melbourne
Ethics Approval Number2056242.2
Funding SourceUniversity of Melbourne Psychological Sciences
Project Start DateApril 18, 2020
Project End DateJuly 18, 2020
Participantscommunity members
Whats Involved1. Complete a background questionnaire (~30 minutes) (demographics, eating behaviours, body image and personality)
2. Download an app and complete brief daily surveys (1-2 minutes each) 7 times daily, between 9am -10pm, for 7 days. These surveys assess current feelings, and whether any events have influenced your current emotional state and body image. It is perfectly OK to miss a few surveys. 
Contact Details

https://melbourneuni.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8Tb9BblEZiXA8Z

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