Everyday function for individuals with a current or past diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa.

About this study

You are invited to take part in an online survey about everyday function for individuals who have been diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa at any time in their life. The aim of this study is to better understand how the thoughts and feelings experienced by people who are currently diagnosed with, or have a past history of Anorexia Nervosa, may affect different areas of their life, such as social, academic and occupational functioning.

Research TeamProfessor Stephen Touyz, Professor Phillipa Hay and Kelly Dann
InstitutionThe University of Sydney
Ethics Approval Number2020/176
Funding SourceThe University of Sydney
Project Start DateMay 1, 2020
Project End DateNovember 1, 2020
ParticipantsYou are eligible to participate if you are 18 years old or older, and have received a formal diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa from a medical professional at some time in your life.

This means you may have a current diagnosis, or a past diagnosis.
We welcome adult participants of all ages and stages of recovery.
What is InvolvedThis study is an online survey.

The survey will consist of questions about different areas of your everyday life such as academic, occupational and social areas. You will also be asked questions about your thoughts and feelings in a few everyday contexts, including in relation to eating. As part of this section you will be asked to record your height and weight.

It is estimated that the study will take you no more than 30 minutes.
Contact Details


See also

Evaluating telehealth guidelines for delivery of eating disorder therapy

What is the study about?

Read more

Investigating the Neuropsychological Profile of Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa

Participants needed for study investigating the neuropsychological profile of Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa.

Read more

A New Eating Disorder? Understanding Orthorexia Nervosa

Research suggests that some people may experience an obsession with healthy eating, which has been referred to as Orthorexia Nervosa (ON).

Read more

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with eating disorders in Australia

There is currently little evidence on the short-term and long-term impact of COVID-19 on pre-existing mental health concerns, such as eating disorders.

Read more

Help us improve!

Give us feedback!

We will continue throughout 2020 to update and improve the NEDC website and welcome any feedback you may have on the site.

Provide feedback