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Impact of social media on people living with eating disorders during COVID-19

The unprecedented consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have meant that majority of the population have been working from, and confined to their homes for many...

Eating disorder health service delivery in the Māori population

A new study reveals systemic gaps in the health system make it more difficult for Maori people with eating disorders to access specialist support services....
Hijacked Without Warning – Searching for signs of impending anorexia nervosa.

Hijacked Without Warning – Searching for signs of impending anorexia nervosa.

Originally published here and written by Cynthia M. Bulik Ph.D Professor Cynthia M.Bulik, Lead Investigator of EDGI NZ Being fairly long-in-the-tooth...

Saving lives and restoring hope – bringing eating disorders out of the Shadows

The ‘End Eating Disorders’ podcast has today (2 November 2020) launched. “There is always hope” – that’s the simple message for eating disorder sufferers at...
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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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Participant stories

Maddie Schipper 1

Maddie’s story

Youth support worker & nature lover who waged a decade-long battle with anorexia nervosa, together with her twin, AUCKLAND Youth support worker and nature lover,...
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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