Student working on a research project.

Adolescent Overweight And Mental Health Outcomes

Secondary analysis examining national survey data from adolescents. Predictor variables of interest include unhealthy eating patterns, body image, depression, school bullying, and - of course - weight status. Outcomes of interest include suicide risk and eating disorder risk.

Research Project Information

Disciplines: Psychology, Nursing, Education, Social Work
Student Skill-Set Needed: Independent work habits and initiative, literature review, interest in topic area
Compensation: Academic Credit
Available: Summer

Contact

For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Dr. Laura Anderson
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Nursing
Office: 205 Wende Hall
Phone: 716-829-3461
Email: lauraand@buffalo.edu