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October 2019

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

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

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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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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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Georgia's story - 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.

Georgia's story

Recovery from an eating disorder isn't always linear.
But with support, it is possible.

 

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