Important Eating Disorder Studies/Discussion Groups Requesting Your Participation.

Participate in an Investigation into the Daily Experiences of Women With and Without Eating Disorders.

The BEEP Lab at McGill University is looking for woman over the age of 18 years, who:

  • Currently have an Eating Disorder (i.e., anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, or other specified feeding and eating disorder)
  • Own a smart phone with a North American number and a data plan
  • Are able to communicate and read in either English or French
  • Are not experiencing active psychosis or mania

You may be eligible to participate in a VIRTUAL research study that investigates the daily experiences of women with and without Eating Disorders. The study involves a 2.5-hour session via video-call, the completion of an online set of questionnaires, and answering survey prompts on your smartphone for 14 days.

If eligible, you will receive up to $150.00 in compensation in return for your participation in all aspects of the study. To find out if you are likely to be eligible, please complete our brief online screening questionnaire using this link:

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Participate in research studying the psychological effects on parents as carers for offspring with Eating Disorders.

An MSc candidate at the University of Liverpool seeks participants for a study on the psychological effects on parents of caring for offspring with Eating Disorders.

Your gender, the age of your child, or the length of time of your caregiving does not matter. It also does not matter if you feel that you are coping well or badly. We know this is a really challenging experience and we can learn from all of you.

The objective is to better understand methods by which parents cope with the challenge of caring, with the hope of recommending coping methods that will work for all parents.

The study will be conducted via online interviews on Microsoft Teams between now and Sunday, September 12, 2021. Interviews will last one to two hours.

For more information, please email

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Contribute to an online study on The Anxiety Factors that Contribute to Disordered Eating.

The University of New England in Australia seeks international participants to take part in an online questionnaire, which will take less than 15 minutes. It is hoped that this research will shed on light on the processes contributing to disordered eating, and thus highlight paths to treatment. Click on the flyer link below to learn more about the research and how you can take part. They will be recruiting participants from May 2021 to July 2022.

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Participate in a CAMH Anorexia Nervosa brain imaging research study.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto is conducting a brain imaging study among people aged 18 – 65 who have been diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa. See links below for eligibility guidelines and full details. Compensation provided.

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Participate in an online research study on sleep problems in Eating Disorder populations.

A research team at the University of Alberta is seeking female participants to complete an online questionnaire to help understand and develop a treatment for sleep problems in Eating Disorder populations. If you are interested in learning more about this study, please click the link:

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Contribute to an online study on Eating Disorders and Loneliness.

Have you experienced Eating Disorder related behaviours, or experienced an anorexic voice, or know someone who has experienced either of these? The University of Cardiff seeks people to complete an online questionnaire to help improve the academic understanding of these experiences alongside the experience of loneliness.

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Discussion Groups with Youth and Carers on the Topic of Prevention of Eating Disorders.

Interested in talking about services and supports for prevention of eating, weight and body image concerns and disorders in Ontario? The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute (CHEO RI) is looking for caregivers/family members and individuals with lived experience to participate in a virtual discussion.

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Register in English here:

Register in French here:

UHN Study: “Brain Stimulation for Eating Disorders.”

The University Health Network’s rTMS (repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation) clinic is currently conducting clinical trials using different patterns of non-evasive brain stimulation in the treatment of Eating Disorders. Download the PDF brochure below for more details. For more information, call 416-603-5800 extension 5494, or email, or visit

Download the UHN rTMS Study brochure