Eating Disorders During the COVID-19 Crisis

Eating Disorders During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has proven to be a dramatic and unprecedented global medical and mental health crisis. We’re all struggling to varying degrees with loss, disruption, and/or financial worry. And for those who grapple with eating and body image concerns, the...
The NEWEAT Project For Smartphones

The NEWEAT Project For Smartphones

Researchers would like to develop smartphone technology (The NEWEAT Project) to be used both prior to and during eating disorder treatment. It is estimated that around 20 million people in the EU struggle with eating disorders. This has an associated annual cost of 1...
Why Have Eating Disorders become Gendered?

Why Have Eating Disorders become Gendered?

In a recent survey of young men, it was determined that 1 in 5 men were concerned about their weight. According to The Times UK, “Government figures released a few week ago revealed that for the first time the number of boys receiving treatment for eating disorders is...