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Impact of social media on people living with eating disorders during COVID-19

The unprecedented consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have meant that majority of the population have been working from, and confined to their homes for many...
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EDGI Talks – Professor Cynthia M. Bulik speaks to Dr June Alexander

Hijacked Without Warning – Searching for signs of impending anorexia nervosa.

Hijacked Without Warning – Searching for signs of impending anorexia nervosa.

Originally published here and written by Cynthia M. Bulik Ph.D. Cynthia M. Bulik, Lead Investigator of EDGI Being fairly long-in-the-tooth in the eating...
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Saving lives and restoring hope – bringing eating disorders out of the Shadows

The ‘End Eating Disorders’ podcast has today (2 November 2020) launched. “There is always hope” – that’s the simple message for eating disorder sufferers at...
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Managing eating disorders – insights for HCPs

Dr Sarah Maguire, EDGI advocate, clinical psychologist, and Director of the InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders, featured on a Medical Republic podcast this week (October...
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Call for increased awareness of eating disorder prevalence in high-performance sport

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has this week (Monday, September 7) announced a partnership with the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) to call for...
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Study revealing impact of COVID-19 on people living with eating disorders

Originally published here EDGI Lead Investigator, founding Director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) and Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at...
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Eating disorders – the carers’ perspective on their impact

Today’s blog features the final instalment of the five-part series offering us a front row seat to the studies being presented by the New Zealand...
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How long does it take to access ED treatment?

Welcome back for the third instalment of our five-part blog series providing you with insights into new research and data coming out of the University...
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Eating disorders – the carers’ perspective on treatment

During the second week of the International Conference on Eating Disorder (ICED) 2020, we are pleased to share the second instalment of our five-part blog...
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Participant stories

Jane

Jane’s story

Business Development Manager & dedicated meditator who was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa & bulimia nervosa as a teenager, BRISBANE When Jane, 41, Brisbane, was only...
Nadia

Nadia’s story

Nadia, 33, Librarian who battled anorexia nervosa after graduating from university, BRISBANE Tea and music enthusiast, Nadia, 33, Brisbane, battled with anorexia nervosa for over...
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Bec Brown’s Story

Bec Brown, Business owner and author who battled anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder intermittently from the time she was 12, SYDNEY Founder...
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Rachel’s story

Rachel Favilla, Clinical nutritionist, yoga teacher & author who developed anorexia nervosa while undergoing treatment for liver cirrhosis, ADELAIDE Despite being diagnosed with anorexia nervosa...
Tara Swanston

Tara’s story

Tara, 20, Medical science student who was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at 13 years of age, CANBERRA Full-time medical science student, Tara, 20, Canberra, began...
Sophie Gregor

Sophie’s Story

University student diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at 18 years of age, BRISBANE After experiencing a series of traumatic events throughout her childhood and at high...
Stephanie

Stephanie’s story

Stephanie, 30, Office manager and opera singer who battled anorexia nervosa for more than 15 years, SYDNEY Office manager and opera singer, Stephanie, 30, Sydney,...
Juliana, 26

Juliana’s story

Juliana, 26, University student living with anorexia nervosa who obsessed over her body image & weight for most of her teens, ADELAIDE University student, Juliana,...
Chantel

Chantel’s story

Mum-of-four continuing to mount a recovery from anorexia nervosa, MELBOURNE At 16 years of age, Chantel, now aged 35, Melbourne, was under the expert supervision...
Brittany Foetschl

Brittany’s story

Brittany, 30, Senior transport operations controller who grappled with anorexia nervosa for eight years, SYDNEY After experiencing bullying from her school peers, Brittany, now aged...

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