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Body Project Knowledge Scale

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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY
sex String 20 Required Sex of subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported gender
Query bpkspe_q1 Integer Recommended The verbal commitment is an important dissonance-inducing component of the Body Project intervention. 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q1
Query bpkspe_q2 Integer Recommended If I/peer leaders ask a participant to volunteer to start reading a letter (home exercise) and no one does, it is best for me to go around the circle starting with the most gregarious participant to have everyone participate 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q2
Query bpkspe_q3 Integer Recommended If there is a "thin-idealist" (someone who repeatedly endorses the appearance ideal) in the group you should validate her beliefs by continuing with a discussion on why it's good to support the appearance ideal. Otherwise, she may drop out 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q3
Query bpkspe_q4 Integer Recommended The ideal size for a Body Project group is about 20 so there is a lot of public accountability 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q4
Query bpkspe_q5 Integer Recommended Potential group members who have a history of an eating disorder should not be allowed to participate in the group because they will be disruptive 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q5
Query bpkspe_q6 Integer Recommended It is recommended that men be allowed to participate in the group, in addition to women, since the appearance ideal can affect all of us 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q6
Query bpkspe_q7 Integer Recommended It is ideal for at least four leaders to lead a group so there are always several group leaders present 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q7
Query bpkspe_q8 Integer Recommended Because eating disorders are so dangerous, it is best for me/peer leaders to maintain a serious tone without using humor 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q8
Query bpkspe_q9 Integer Recommended The Body Project group encourages a lot of time for processing feelings or discussing how difficult the home exercises are to create a sense of caring and support 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q9
Query bpkspe_q10 Integer Recommended If a participant discloses that she is experiencing eating disorder symptoms, I/peer leaders should suggest that we meet after class to discuss and offer her referrals to local clinicians 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q10
Query bpkspe_q11 Integer Recommended It is best for peer leaders to allow group members to do most of the speaking out against the appearance-ideal in the group (rather than the leaders) 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q11
Query bpkspe_q12 Integer Recommended Peer leaders should not follow the script closely - it is only meant as a guide to what should happen in the group; having discussions of topics that are brought up by group members is more important 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q12
Query bpkspe_q13 Integer Recommended If a participant gets upset during group, I/peer leaders should offer to meet with her after group to discuss what is bothering her 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q13
Query bpkspe_q14 Integer Recommended Collecting the homework is not an important aspect of the intervention 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q14
Query bpkspe_q15 Integer Recommended As a peer leader, it is important for me to share all of the reasons why I/you wanted to lead the group 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q15
Query bpkspe_q16 Integer Recommended Role-plays should be playful and enjoyable 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q16
Query bpkspe_q17 Integer Recommended It is important for everyone to share their experiences with their home exercises (e.g., letters) with the group 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q17
Query bpkspe_q18 Integer Recommended The purpose of the Behavioral Challenge is to get participants to do something they don't normally do because of body image concerns 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q18
Query bpkspe_q19 Integer Recommended Body Activism can be something as simple as a participant learning how to accept a compliment 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q19
Query bpkspe_q20 Integer Recommended If someone misses a session, I/peer leaders should not contact them to check in; we want them to take responsibility for change 0::1; 999 0 = FALSE; 1 = TRUE; 999 = missing bpkss_q20
Query bpkspe_total Integer Required BPKS total 999 = missing bpkss_total
who_raised_explain String 50 Recommended If other primary caregiver who raised you, explain
Query timept Integer Recommended Time Point 888 = not applicable; 999 = missing
version_form String 121 Recommended Form used/assessment name
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