- addiction, children & adolescents, chronic disease, dissemination & implementation research, eating disorders, family treatment, health behavior, overweight & obesity, prevention
Dr. Wilfley’s research centers on the causes, prevention and treatment of eating disorders and obesity among children, adolescents and adults.
Her current research programs include:
- The classification, characterization, assessment and risk factors of eating and weight disorders
- The development of effective treatments for individuals suffering from eating disorders and obesity
- The development of innovative and cost-effective methods for early intervention and prevention of eating disorders and obesity