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August 2020

NEWS

Belinda Caldwell announced as permanent CEO

Monday 17 August

The Board of Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) are thrilled to announce that Belinda Caldwell, who has been Acting CEO of EDV for the past 12 months, has accepted the position of permanent CEO.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

How male eating disorders are represented and constructed in Australia

Friday 14 August

The study aims to investigate how male eating disorders are represented and constructed in Australian health care practices.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Participants needed for Adolescent Psychology Study

Wednesday 12 August

Researchers from the Cairnmillar Institute are conducting a study about adolescent’s thinking patterns, eating behaviours and relationships. Information from this study will contribute to the growing body of literature on young people who struggle with thoughts and behaviours that may later lead to mental health problems.

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July 2020

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Understanding more about Orthorexia: Research

Thursday 30 July

This study is interested in understanding more about a condition called orthorexia, which is a disorder involving being so obsessed with eating healthily that it may lead to harm.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

Evaluating the Relationship Between Disordered Eating and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury.

Tuesday 28 July

This study will recruit adults aged 18 to 60 from the general population and from websites that support people with BPD and with eating disorders.

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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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