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 30, Sydney, spent her teens battling clinical depression and binging and purging food. In 2006, shortly after completing Year 10, Brittany was forced to leave school and relocate to a…

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Today’s blog is part four of a five-part series featuring new research and data presented by our partners in crime, EDGI NZ and their collaborators at this year’s International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED). The research presented in parts one, two and three of the blog series thus far, have shed light on the need…

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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 of Otago from the EDGI NZ team at this year’s International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED). Time Taken to Reach Treatment in New Zealand: A National Study Rachel Lawson, Consultant…

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The Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) team is proud to support World Eating Disorders Action Day (WEDAD), a global movement designed to raise awareness of eating disorders, change the way they are perceived, and emphasise the seriousness of these life-threatening illnesses. This grassroots movement, designed for and by those affected by eating disorders, seeks to…

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With many people self-isolating at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, now is a great time to take part in the Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) study, especially if you find yourself with extra time on your hands. Participating in this study could make a genuine contribution to the diagnosis, management and treatment of eating disorders.…

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Today we are delighted to announce the launch of the Australian arm of the Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) – the world’s largest genetics investigation of eating disorders ever performed. Our ground-breaking research aims to identify the hundreds of genes that influence a person’s risk of developing an eating disorder, revolutionising future research into the…

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