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Notification of Public Lecture by Prof. Petra-Warschburger, University of Potsdam


Announcement of Public Lecture
by Prof. Petra Warschburger, University of Potsdam
'The Influence of Psychosocial Factors on Eating Behavior and Obesity: Implications for Prevention and Intervention'

Institute for SDGs Promotion will invite Dr. Petra Warschburger of the University of Potsdam to give a public lecture on Thursday, March 7 (online viewing available).

We look forward to the participation of all students, faculty, and staff as well as a wide range of interested parties. Please feel free to join this seminar regardless of your affiliation.

Event Information

【Participants】 All interested at large (first-come, first-served basis).
【Date】 Thursday, March 7, 14:00-15:30 JST
【Venue】 Inter-Faculty Building 2-102 (hybrid session of face-to-face and ZOOM)
【Capacity】 Venue: 100 people, Online: 300 people
Prof. Dr. Petra Warschburger
Chair of Counseling Psychology
Head of Patient Training and Counseling Center
The influence of psychosocial factors on eating behavior and obesity: Implications for prevention and intervention
Obesity is a highly prevalent and continuously increasing health condition with multiple underlying factors. Current research highlights the importance of psychosocial influences in its multifactorial etiology. This talk provides a concise overview of the relevant psychosocial factors contributing to obesity.  Furthermore, Prof. Warschburger demonstrates implications for prevention and intervention approaches, drawing on treatment interventions for children and adolescents. 

*Language: Japanese and English (simultaneous interpretation will be provided)
*Advance registration is required.
Planner: Dr. Yui KAWASAKI (Research Fellow, Institute for SDGs Promotion)

【Application】 Please register from the Forms below.
Deadline: Monday, March 4, 23: 59

(PDF is here)

Thinking about the human lifestyle disease, obesity, in terms of the psychology and eating behavior of children and adolescents will lead to improving the health and well-being of all. We look forward to seeing as many interested participants as possible.

*For those who are related to Ochanomizu University, we will hold a research presentation session (an exchange meeting between Dr. Warschburger and graduate students of the university) in the morning. If you are students, faculty and staff of the University, please do not hesitate to attend it. (Click here for details)

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