Helping female teens beat perfectionism in Australia

Curtin University researchers are trialling an internet-based prevention program that targets unhealthy perfectionism to reduce eating disorder symptoms.

The researchers have put out a call for females aged 13-18 years who struggle with shape, weight or eating concerns and perfectionism to take part in this online self-help program.

We want to look at how we can help teens who struggle from setting extremely high standards for themselves which can lead to stress, anxiety and a feeling of worthlessness – Project lead PhD student Amy O’Brien, from the Curtin School of Population Health.

Overcoming Perfectionism is a free research study created by professionals at Curtin University. It is for female adolescents aged 13-18 years old, who are living in Australia.

It is designed to help you beat perfectionism, improve your state of mind, well-being, and be a happier YOU!

Suitable participants will have to opportunity to participate in the “Overcoming Perfectionism” self-help program. The program is 100% online, so you can do it from the comfort of your own home. The program lasts for 4 weeks, with 2 session covered per week. These will include some super light readings, enjoyable hands on activities, videos, audio clips, and some simple questionnaires.  Each module should only take between 30 to 60 minutes!

For more information go to https://youthperfectionism.org/

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