Eating Disorders Research Projects

 Current research projects include:

  • Optimisation of inpatient care in conjunction with family-based treatment – long term outcomes
  • Understanding the impact of body image and influence of genetics in Anorexia Nervosa
  • Long term body composition in recovery, specifically bone health and muscle mass
  • Emotional and neurobiological responses to food in children and adults
  • A narrative on the journey of recovery in chronic Anorexia Nervosa
  • Family relationships and attachment in family-based treatment
  • The incidence of early onset eating disorders in girls and boys
  • Consideration of inpatient refeeding for medical stabilisation
  • The role of exercise within the inpatient care program
  • Ongoing reviews of new and unique treatments:
    • Family Admissions Program
    • Nourish Parent Group
    • IFAED Day Hospital
    • Multifamily Therapy