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November 2019

NEWS

Eating Disorders Alliance Australia response to MBS misinformation

Wednesday 6 November

The major eating disorder organisations in Australia respond to inaccurate reporting in relation to the new Medicare item numbers for eating disorders.

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October 2019

RESEARCH PROJECTS

What can we learn from parents who have had a child experience an eating disorder?

Monday 28 October

Researchers from Flinders University are looking for parents in Australia who have a child who is either currently or has previously received treatment for an eating disorder.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Anorexia Nervosa and flexible thinking research

Friday 18 October

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology are seeking participants with a current or past diagnosis of anorexia nervosa, and healthy participants without a diagnosis of an eating disorder to take part in research investigating flexible thinking.

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BLOG POSTS

How sensory approaches can help in recovery from an eating disorder

Thursday 10 October

The great thing about sensory approaches for eating disorders is that they are non-invasive and self-directed. They are a gentle way to increase an individual’s self-regulation and ability to self-soothe, and over time can help an individual build resilience to trigger situations.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Feedback on pioneering integrated model of eating disorder service delivery for Victoria

Wednesday 2 October

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September 2019

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Mindfullness research

Wednesday 18 September

This is an invitation for you to take part in this research project, Mindfulness Capacities and Problem Eating Behaviours. Like you, all participants in this study have been recruited through advertising on Internet or a tertiary study campus.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Compassion focused group program

Wednesday 18 September

Commencing in early October, The Swinburne University Psychology Clinic will be delivering a low cost, 10-week long compassion focused group program for people who are recovering from disordered eating and trauma.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Participants required for Anorexia Nervosa Treatment Trial

Friday 13 September

Researchers at Swinburne University in Melbourne are seeking individuals >18yo who currently have anorexia nervosa to participate in a treatment trial led by Dr Andrea Phillipou

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August 2019

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Comparing Experiential Awareness Therapy with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Enhanced

Thursday 15 August

This study is evaluating a group therapy, Experiential Awareness Therapy, for people experiencing problems with eating and how they feel about their bodies. Experiential Awareness Therapy is an evidenced-based therapy aimed at helping those who find eating normally is a problem.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Smartphone-based stress-reduction intervention for binge eating and related behaviours

Thursday 15 August

Researchers at Deakin University are currently recruiting participants for a study evaluating the effectiveness of a smartphone-based stress-reduction intervention for binge eating and related behaviours. 

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Choosing recovery everyday

"If you are just starting on your recovery journey, I want to tell you firstly how proud I am of you for taking those steps, and to not give up entirely if you have slip ups along the way – it is part of the journey, no story of recovery is linear."

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