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A pilot study for outpatients receiving psychological treatment for an eating disorder.

The study will look at the impact on patient outcomes following a five-session, tailored nutrition and dietetic intervention
Researchers from the University of Sydney and Basten & Associates clinical psychology practice are examining how nutrition and dietetic intervention, delivered alongside psychological treatment, may help patients achieve recovery from an eating disorder.

Participants will receive 5 sessions of nutrition and dietetic intervention alongside their psychological treatment as usual. They will also be asked to complete an assessment with a dietitian before and after these 5 sessions.

All nutrition and dietetic treatment is free of charge and offered at the same practice location where patients are seeing their Basten & Associates therapist. 

Ethic approval number: 2018/888 

Eligibility

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you are:

  • referred to a Basten & Associates practice (Sydney CBD, Westmead or Chatswood) for individual psychological treatment for an eating disorder.
  • Aged 16 years or older.
  • Medically stable.
  • Not currently seeing a dietitian as part of your eating disorder treatment.

How to participate

If you are interested in assisting with this important and exciting area of research, please contact the study facilitator, Caitlin McMaster.