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June 2020

NEWS

Peer Mentoring Program receives million dollar funding

Wednesday 3 June

The Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley has announced $1 million in funding for the PMP over the next two years. This significant investment will enable EDV to double the number of participants in the program, and to expand the program to rural and regional areas in Victoria.

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NEWS

Eating Disorder Alliance of Australia (EDAA) Media Release - World Eating Disorder Action Day 2020

Tuesday 2 June

Eating Disorder Alliance of Australia (EDAA), representing the voice of lived experience for eating disorders across Australia, invites people to Share Your Story on World Eating Disorder Action Day.

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May 2020

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Research: Involving a dietitian in a patient’s eating disorder treatment

Monday 25 May

Researchers are conducting a study to examine to what extent clinicians’ decision to involve a dietitian in a patient’s eating disorder treatment is influenced by: (1) patient characteristics and (2) clinician beliefs.

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NEWS

EDAA Media Release - Deputy Chief Medical Officer appointment critical to support mental health concerns during and post coronavirus

Thursday 14 May

The Eating Disorder Alliance of Australia (EDAA), applauds the appointment of Associate Professor Ruth Vine, and reiterates the need for the inclusion of eating disorders in responding to COVID-19.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Seeking females with a current or past diagnosis of anorexia nervosa to take part in anonymous online research

Thursday 14 May

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology are seeking females with a current or past diagnosis of anorexia nervosa to take part in anonymous online research investigating the relationship between various cognitive factors and anorexia nervosa.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Online study about everyday function for individuals who have a current, or a past diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa

Monday 4 May

Seeking participants! The aim of this study is to better understand how the thoughts and feelings experienced by people who are currently diagnosed with, or have a past history of Anorexia Nervosa, may affect their social, academic and occupational functioning

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April 2020

NEWS

Joint media release - NEW Eating Disorders Alliance Australia

Wednesday 29 April

Eating Disorders Victoria joins the Eating Disorder Alliance of Australia (EDAA), a new alliance to represent the voice of consumers, carers and health care professionals.

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NEWS

EDV receives government funding to provide additional support during COVID-19

Tuesday 14 April

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) is thrilled to be the recipient of a $250,000 funding boost as part of the Victorian government’s $60 million package for increased mental health support.

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March 2020

NEWS

Group therapy for disordered eating and trauma recovery

Wednesday 4 March

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

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February 2020

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Caregiving Experience Among Family Members of Individuals with Eating Disorders

Friday 21 February

Can you contribute to this research? Researchers are examining the experience of family members of individuals with restrictive eating disorders. Researchers hope that this information will help us as well as future therapists minimize any stress in family members.

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