Virtual ICED 2022

Virtual ICED 2022 June 9-10: Embracing Change and Extending Reach in a Transformed World


Australian contributions


Wildcard Plenary

Presenter Melissa Whitelaw, Melbourne Children’s Clinic
Challenges in prescription of nutrition and setting recovery weight in atypical anorexia



Jesy Kenny, The University of Melbourne

Virtual Interactions: Videoconferencing Predicting Reduced Body Dissatisfaction an Ecological Momentary Assessment Study

Sarah Maguire, InsideOut Institute, Central Clinical School, University of Sydney

Developing the Australian Eating Disorder Research & Translation Strategy 2021-2031

Peta Marks, InsideOut Institute, University of Sydney, Australia

Using a national co-designed process to establish the TOP 10 research priorities for eating disorders

Phillipa Hay, Professor, Western Sydney University

Early Change in Quality of Life in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa

Jessica Tone, Eating Disorders Queensland

A psychoeducation group as a waitlist auxiliary for individuals seeking eating disorder treatment 

Hannah Jarman, La Trobe University

Are body image assessments harmful or helpful to adolescent boys and girls: An examination of exposure to body image items

Vani Kakar, Macquarie University

Factors Influencing Perceptions of Feminine Beauty among Adolescent Girls Living in Australia, China, India, and Iran

The Relationships between Facial and Bodily Attributes and Appearance Satisfaction among Adolescent girls in Australia, China, India, and Iran

Lyza Norton, Griffith University

Maternal eating disorder symptoms predict the use of coercive food parenting practices

Kelly Dann, The University of Sydney

Assessment of cued task-switching as a measure of cognitive flexibility for eating disorders research

Rosiel Elwyn, USC Thompson Institute

Theory for a novel treatment for adult AN: Ketamine, zinc and peer support. Potential beneficial interactions with BDNF, leptin and the gut microbiome



‘Atypical Anorexia’ or ‘Weight-Stigmatised Anorexia’

Audrey Raffelt, Centre for Integrative Health

Co-Authors: Kiera Buchanan, Centre for Integrative Health; Nga Tran, Centre for Integrative Health


Poster Presentations

Jesy Kenny, The University of Melbourne

Virtual Interactions: Videoconferencing Predicting Reduced Body Dissatisfaction an Ecological Momentary Assessment Study

Jade Portingal, University of Mebourne, Physical Appearance Research Team

Co-Authors: Jessie Fa, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne; Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, School of Psychology, Deakin University; Isabel Krug, University of Melbourne

The Effects of Dating-App Use on Body Dissatisfaction, Disordered Eating Behaviours and Depression in Asian-Australian and Caucasian-Australian Samples

Jasmin Schlage, School of Psychology, University of Sydney

Co-Authors: Jane Miskovic-Wheatley, Rachel Simeone, Phillip Aouad, Danielle Maloney

SupportED eProgram Evaluation: Skills-Based Online Self-Help Program for Carers of People with an Eating Disorder

Abbey Lynch, Deakin University

Co-Authors: Genevieve Pepin, Alexandra Hillman

Sensory Approaches and Their Use for People Experiencing an Eating Disorder

Sean Rom, Deakin University and the University of Sydney

Co-Authors: Jane Miskovic-Wheatley, Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Sarah Barakat

Evaluating the acceptability and safety of a supported eTherapy for binge-eating disorder: A pilot study

Katarina Prnjak, Western Sydney University

Co-Authors: Deborah Mitchison, Phillipa Hay, Scott Griffiths

Development and initial validation of the Multifaceted Instrument for Body image Disturbance (MI-BoD)

An Dang, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Co-Authors: Litza Kiropoulos, David Castle, Zoe Jenkins, Andrea Phillipou

Evaluate the DSM-5 Severity Rating for Anorexia Nervosa on a Range of Biological and Psychological Outcomes 

Madeline West, Food & Mood Centre, IMPACT, Deakin University

Co-Authors: Tetyana Rocks, Anu Ruusunen, Caitlin McMaster, Claire Young

Gastrointestinal disturbances in anorexia nervosa - an exploratory study of patient experiences and clinician approaches


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