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Call for increased awareness of eating disorder prevalence in high-performance sport

The two peak Australian bodies, The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in partnership with the National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) are this week, Monday Sept...
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Study revealing impact of COVID-19 on people living with eating disorders

Originally published here EDGI Lead Investigator, founding Director of the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (CEED) and Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at...
_Eating disorders really don’t care how old you are, what gender you are, how much money you make, or what your cultural background is._ (11)

The prevalence of other conditions when living with an ED

Today’s blog is part four of a five-part series featuring new research and data presented by team EDGI NZ and our collaborators at this year’s...

How long does it take to access ED treatment?

Welcome back for the third instalment of our five-part blog series providing you with insights into new research and data coming out of the University...
Eating disorders – the carers perspective on treatment

Eating disorders – the carers’ perspective on treatment

During the second week of the International Conference on Eating Disorder (ICED) 2020, EDGI NZ is pleased to share the second instalment of our five-part...

EDGI NZ team and collaborators take the stage at international conference

In line with what is rapidly becoming the "new normal”, this year’s International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED) is running virtually from June 11 to...
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EDGI update as NZ COVID-19 restrictions lift

This week (Monday, June 8), New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Arden, announced the easing of social distancing restrictions. This comes as welcome news to the...
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Your EDGI questions answered

The New Zealand arm of the Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) – the world’s largest and most rigorous investigation into eating disorders ever performed –...
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World Eating Disorders Action Day

The Eating Disorders Genetics Initiative (EDGI) team is proud to support World Eating Disorders Action Day (WEDAD), a global movement designed to raise awareness of...
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Update from EDGI-NZ Study

To our many study participants: we hope you have kept safe and well during the COVID-19 lock-down, and like us, are looking forward to increasing...
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Libby Schipper

Libby’s story

Personal trainer who spent her childhood & teens wrestling anorexia nervosa alongside her twin, WELLINGTON Personal trainer, Libby, 24, Wellington, has been battling anorexia nervosa...

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