- children & adolescents, chronic disease, addiction, health behavior, family treatment, prevention, dissemination & implementation research, overweight & obesity, eating disorders
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