Language use towards people with a diagnosis of Bulimia Nervosa

About this study

The aim of this project is to understand perceptions of language use in mental health care settings towards those diagnosed with Bulimia Nervosa.

Research TeamDr. Vanessa Beavan (Principle researcher and Supervisor) and Rosa Oyta (Student Researcher)
InstitutionAustralian College of Applied Psychology
Ethics Approval NumberThe Navitas Professional Institute HREC approval n
Funding SourceAustralian College of Applied Psychology
Project Start Date13 June 2017
ParticipantsThis study seeks people with a diagnosis with Bulimia Nervosa who are above the age of 18 years and live in Australia.
Whats InvolvedAn anonymous telephone interview which may take approximately 45-60 minutes about experiences with language used in mental healthcare settings concerning the bulimia diagnosis. Participants will have the option to receive double pass cinema tickets via mail to thank them for their time!
LocationVia telephone
Contact Details

Dr. Vanessa Beavan (Supervisor - Email:, Rosa Oyta (Student Researcher - Email:

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