Body Image and Eating Behaviours in Autistic Youth and Young Adults


This study will explore if autistic girls and young women have different body image concerns compared to their non-autistic peers. We are also interested in how body image might impact eating and weight control behaviours. Participants will complete a several online questionnaires asking about eating habits, weight-related behaviours, and body image.


Currently recruiting participants: No

Eligible gender: Female

Eligible ages: 12 to 24

Accepts healthy participants: Yes

Inclusion criteria:

1. Must be between 12-24 years of age
2. Must be able to read and write English
3. For youth aged 12-15, both the youth and their parent/guardian must be willing to participate


Sorry, this study is not currently accepting new participants.
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Additional information

Contact information

If interested please email the ENHANCE Lab at

Principal investigator:

Carly McMorris

Clinical trial: