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September 2019

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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NEWS

EDV welcomes Belinda Caldwell, CEO for the next 12 months

Thursday 8 August

EDV are excited to welcome Belinda Caldwell into the CEO role for at least the next 12 months.

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July 2019

BLOG POSTS

What to say when you're concerned someone has an eating disorder

Tuesday 16 July

It can be awkward and even scary to approach someone you suspect of having an eating disorder. You never know how they might react — angry, dismissive, upset, disbelieving. But consider the fact that they might also be relieved.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Perfectionism, cognitive flexibility and divergent thinking in relation to body image

Friday 12 July

The Centre for Mental Health at Swinburne University is currently seeking individuals with a past or current diagnosis of anorexia nervosa who are living in Australia and aged 18-65, to participate in an online study of perfectionism, cognitive flexibility and divergent thinking, in relation to body image.

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June 2019

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Relationship between touch perception and body image in anorexia nervosa

Friday 21 June

Monash University study looking for female participants with either a current or past diagnosis of anorexia nervosa, between the ages of 18 and 65, with a BMI over 13, who are fluent in English. If you meet these criteria, you will be eligible for the study.

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NEWS

Feed the Soul 2019: Dane's legacy

Friday 21 June

On Thursday June 20th 2019, over 60 people gathered at Parliament House Victoria for our annual Feed the Soul event. This year's event featured eating disorder advocate India Francic, who spoke passionately about the need for better education around eating disorders following her brother's passing earlier this year.

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NEWS

Evaluation of Peer Mentoring Program published

Friday 7 June

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NEWS

EDV Leadership udpate

Wednesday 5 June

Update to EDV’s staffing following the recent departure of our long-time CEO, Jennifer Beveridge.

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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."

Read Georgia's story