Students Staff

05 February 2014

Volunteers needed for body image research

Researchers at the University of Essex are appealing for volunteers to take part in research on body image and its relationship to Anorexia and Bulimia.

The study at the Department of Psychology is supported by Beat, the national organisation which provides helplines, online support and a network of UK-wide self-help groups to help adults and young people in the UK beat their eating disorders.

The research is investigating questions about visual body perception and if this is related to thoughts people have about their own body and those of others.

The researchers are seeking women aged between 17 and 45 who have been diagnosed with, or received formal counselling for, Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia Nervosa.

If you are currently receiving treatment you should discuss participation with your clinician before contacting the research team.

For more information go to the Beat website or email:

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