"I am doing a story on eating disorders and need to interview an expert. Can you put me in touch with someone?"
The Academy for Eating disorders is fortunate to count the world’s leading experts in the field of eating disorders among its membership. We will do our best to locate someone who can answer your questions. Please refer to our Find an Expert section to request a source. An expert from the Academy for Eating Disorders will respond as soon as possible.
"Why should I cite The Academy for Eating Disorders?"
Founded in 1993, The Academy for Eating Disorders is the international source for state-of-the-art information in the field of eating disorders. Our membership includes the foremost leaders in their respective fields, informing public policy, providing professional training and education, and promoting excellence in the research, treatment, and prevention of eating disorders. Our journal, The International Journal of Eating Disorders, is the world's highest ranked peer-reviewed journal on eating disorders. Citing The Academy for Eating Disorders lets the public know that you have gone to the preeminent scientific resource to inform your story.
"I am looking for statistics on eating disorders. Where can I find them?"
Basic information and statistics on eating disorders can be found in the Questions and Answers on Eating Disorders and About Eating Disorders sections of our website. As new information becomes available we will post it to the Press Releases section of our website. If you cannot find the information you are searching for, we will do our best to direct you to the proper sources.
"I am researching a special topic on eating disorders. Where do I find information?"
We recommend that you take advantage of our scientific journal, The International Journal of Eating Disorders, the leading peer-reviewed journal on the subject of eating disorders. A key feature of the journal is that it publishes articles online in advance of the completed printed issue, so you can be assured that you are accessing the most current cutting-edge research on eating disorders.
We also recommend that you take advantage of the Eating Disorders Annual Review, which reviews and synthesizes the most recent developments in key areas of the eating disorders field.
"I am interested in the Academy’s opinion on a current issue. Where can I find it?"
We recommend that you take a look at our Position Statements, which focus on issues related to eating and weight disorders, sources of consumer confusion or fill a professional or public need. If you are interested in arranging an interview with an expert spokesperson from the Academy, please refer to our Find an Expert section and we will accommodate your request.
"I would like to talk with an individual with an eating disorder or family member affected by an eating disorder. Where can I find them?"
The Academy for Eating Disorders is happy to assist in finding appropriate resources for the media. We can help provide public and expert commentary on all topics related to eating disorders as our membership includes the leading researchers and clinicians in the field. Visit the Press Room for assistance. Submit all media inquiries here and expect a prompt response from the organization.