Table 2

Instruments administered to measure knowledge, attitudes behaviour and mental health status of participants, across time points
Variable measured Instrument Baseline Post-training Follow-up
Knowledge Knowledge of Eating Disorder Symptoms
  problem recognition
  knowledge of effective treatments scale
  knowledge of informal help-seeking scale
First Aid Knowledge Test
Mental Health First Aid Questions
item 5 - ALGEE
Attitudes Social Distance Scale
  Beliefs about bulimia (3 items)
Behaviour Level of Contact Report
Mental Health First Aid Questions
  item 1 – Any contact
  item 2 – Number of contacts
  item 3 – Amount of help
  item 4 – Type of help
  item 6 – Confidence
First Aid Experiences Questionnaire
Mental Health Status EDE-Q

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