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Participants wanted for eating disorder survey

9th August 2010

Participants wanted for eating disorder survey

Jennifer Barnes, a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Teeside University, is looking for men and women between the ages of 18-65 who speak fluent English to participate in an online eating disorder survey.  Jennifer explains:

This study is looking for any relationship between symptoms of eating disorders, beliefs people hold about themselves, and the ways in which people protect themselves against stress. Therefore, the study will involve asking questions about people’s thoughts and feelings about eating and about the relationships in their lives, as well as questions about people’s attitudes. It is hoped that this study will further understanding of the characteristics of individuals with symptoms of an eating disorder, and this information would be useful in order to inform therapeutic practice. In addition, this study will hopefully contribute to the body of research involving men with symptoms of eating disorders. However, please note that people of any gender can take part in this study.

You do not need to have an official eating disorder diagnosis to participate.  The survey should take about 30 minutes to complete.  Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize of £50.  h/t Men Get Eating Disorders Too.

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This entry was posted on Monday, August 9th, 2010 at 1:24 pm and is filed under Anorexia, Binge Eating Disorder, Bulimia, ED-NOS, Eating Disorders, Rachel. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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  1. 1 On August 9th, 2010, Ashley said:

    Interesting. I definitely want to take it.

  2. 2 On August 9th, 2010, Anna said:

    Me too. I’ll get cracking on it.

  3. 3 On August 10th, 2010, Dani said:

    I wouldn’t mind helping out

  4. 4 On August 10th, 2010, The Bald Soprano said:

    It seems to only want people who live in the UK: “The study will include approximately 100 people from across the UK.”

  5. 5 On September 14th, 2010, Charlie said:

    …I really hate when people “include” “transgender” as if, by itself, it was a sex or gender. If I choose transgender, it’s assumed I’m a trans woman. Oh well. I’m not in the UK anyway.

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