Poster Presentations on Gather
Posters will be displayed in the Gather platform on June 9 & 10. Poster creators will be available for discussion on Thursday, June 9 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm ET, and Friday, June 10 from 8:00 - 9:00am ET.
Posters are listed by topic area, then alphabetically by author's last name.
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Innovative Use of Technology and Social Media
Emily Juel, B.S.
Yale Child Study Center and Davidson College
Co-Authors: Brian Eiler
Connecting Communities: How Messaging from Science, Twitter and Reddit Manifests in the Pro-Recovery Eating Disorder Community
- Identify and describe pro-recovery information sources.
- Consider how the use of novel techniques (i.e., natural language processing) can be used to determine if leaders and community members are united in their messaging about eating disorder recovery.
- Evaluate how mental health professionals and individuals with eating disorders can collectively contribute to recovery.
Jesy Kenny, Masters
The University of Melbourne
Virtual Interactions: Videoconferencing Predicting Reduced Body Dissatisfaction an Ecological Momentary Assessment Study
- To understand the nature of ecological momentary assessment studies, as they relate to the field of eating disorders.
- To gauge an understanding of how videoconferencing may elicit state changes in body image perceptions; body dissatisfaction.
- To encourage questions around the ways continued or sustained use of videoconferencing may encourage adaptive ways of engaging, in non-clinical populations. To inspire future research, into if and why, habituation to the interface, occurs.
University of Mebourne, Physical Appearance Research Team
Co-Authors: Jessie Fa, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne; Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, School of Psychology, Deakin University; Isabel Krug, University of Melbourne
The Effects of Dating-App Use on Body Dissatisfaction, Disordered Eating Behaviours and Depression in Asian-Australian and Caucasian-Australian Samples
- Investigate whether dating-app use is associated with thin-ideal internalisation, sociocultural pressures, media realism, self-objectification, body dissatisfaction, disordered eating, and depression.
- Examine whether appearance-based rejection sensitivity (ABRS) and ethnicity (Asian or Caucasian) moderated these relationships.
- Provide support for dating app literacy programs in eating disorder prevention and early intervention strategie.
Margaret Sala, Masters
Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University
Co-Authors: Hedy Kober, Cheri Levinson, Corey Roos
A Pilot Open Trial of Mindful Courage: A Digital Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Anorexia Nervosa Relapse Prevention
- Appreciate the role of mindfulness and emotion regulation in AN.
- Be familiar with how to adapt mindfulness-based treatments for AN.
- Understand the mechanisms by which a mindfulness-based intervention could prevent relapse in AN.
School of Psychology, University of Sydney
Co-Authors: Jane Miskovic-Wheatley, Rachel Simeone, Phillip Aouad, Danielle Maloney
SupportED eProgram Evaluation: Skills-Based Online Self-Help Program for Carers of People with an Eating Disorder
- Following the presentation, attendees will be familiar with the approach and content modules of the SupportED eProgram, including results from the safety and efficacy study.
- Attendees will learn about evaluation processes for a community-based study investigating the impact on knowledge, skills, confidence, and willingness, including challenges to this research design.
- Attendees will learn more about the needs of carers of people living with eating disorders, including feedback and suggestions about what else could be done to provide resources and support to reduce the carer burden.
ED and COVID
Gena Dimitropoulos, MSW, PhD, RSW
Faculty of Social Work, Department of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, University of Calgary
Co-Authors: Manya Singh, Jessica Sauerwein, Gisele Marcoux-Louie, Chelsea Wong
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Patients and Families with Eating Disorders
- Participants will gain critical insight on how patients with eating disorders and their families have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Opportunities for providing more appropriate care and service delivery for patients with eating disorders will be explored.
- Next steps for policy and practice in eating disorders amidst global health crises will be explored.
Dakota Leget, B.A.
University of Minnesota Duluth
Co-Authors: Samantha Benzing, Emily Rechtzigel, Lara LaCaille, Rick LaCaille
Body Satisfaction, Weight Control Behaviors, and Mental Health in College Students During COVID-19: A Longitudinal Study
- Following the training, attendees will be able to: understand the mechanism (unhealthy weight control behaviors) for how body dissatisfaction contributes to mental health symptoms.
- Following the training, attendees will be able to: understand how body satisfaction, unhealthy weight control behaviors, and mental health changed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Following the training: attendees will have greater understanding for how weight control behaviors, weight gain, and body dissatisfaction changed throughout the first two years of males and females college experience.
Madeline Palermo, MS
University of South Florida
Investigating engagement in maladaptive and adaptive exercise behaviors before and during COVID-19
- Describe the difference between maladaptive and adaptive exercise.
- Demonstrate the consistency of college students’ exercise behaviors before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Discuss psychosocial factors that may contribute to the stability of college students’ exercise behaviors before and during COVID-19.
Katherine Paseka, LPC
The Pediatric Eating Disorder Center at Atlantic Health System
Co-Authors: Meghan Feehan, Patricia Gazzola
Has the Pandemic Changed Eating Disorder Treatment Outcomes: A Pre- and Post-Covid Comparison of Partial Hospitalization Efficacy
- The potential impact of COVID on the prevalence of eating disorder diagnoses, co-occurring mental illness, and subsequent treatment outcomes.
- How in-person eating disorder treatment at the PHP level of care can be effectively maintained during a global health crisis.
- To explore how the Family Based Treatment philosophy influences the diagnosis of comorbid mental illness prior to weight stabilization.
Humberto Persano, MD, PhD
University of Buenos Aires
Co-Authors: Paula Rodriguez
Eating disorders during Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine in Argentine
- To identfy impact of Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine on ED.
- To identify causes of Covid-19 and quarantine impact on ED.
- To compare similarities among different socienties of Cocid-19 impact on ED.
Rosalia Vázquez Arévalo, Doctorate Psychology
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Co-Authors: Mariana Valdez, Karla A. Medina, Xochitl López Aguilar, Juan Manuel Mancilla
Occurrence of Binge Eating Disorder Symptomatology in Young Mexicans Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Know the symptoms of BED.
- KNOW about the COVID-19 pandemic and BED.
- KNOW about the COVID-19 pandemic and BED in young Mexicans.
Public Health & Open Science
Deepika Bajaj, BA
University of Calgary
Co-Authors: Kristen von Ranson, Veronika Markova, Anna MacKinnon, Rhonda Bell
Associations Between Bulimic/Binge Eating Symptomatology and Higher Total Gestational Weight Gain
- To explain the implications of binge eating and compensatory behaviour symptoms on GWG.
- To describe eating pathology including binge eating and compensatory behaviours among pregnant women.
- To explain the impact of eating pathology and GWG on maternal and offspring outcomes.
Angeline Bottera, MS
University of Wyoming
Co-Authors: Jessica Luzier
Eating disorder treatment dropout: What factors influence access to specialty care in an under-resourced community?
- Describe how various sociocultural and demographic variables may impact treatment access and continuation for individuals requiring specialty eating disorder treatment.
- List public health implications for access to specialty care in geographically isolated and under-resourced communities.
- Explain why it is necessary to continue exploring factors impacting patient continuation in specialty eating disorder treatment.
Ana María Del Valle Yañez
Co-Authors: Mariana Garcia, Maria Jose Hernandez Alfaro
Relation between food labeling and risky eating behaviors in adolescents and young adults in Mexico.
- Determine the existence of a relationship of food labeling and risky eating behaviors in young Mexican students.
- Detect the percentage of students with high, moderate and low risk due to food labeling.
- Compare percentage of woman and men with risky food behaviors.
Ben Eisenstadt, B.A.
Postgraduate Associate, LGBTQ Mental Health Initiative, School of Public Health, Yale University
Co-Authors: Gabriel Murchison, Zachary Soulliard, Allegra Gordon
Body Image and High-Risk Weight and Shape Control Behaviors Among Transgender and Non-Binary Young Adults: The Role of Sexual Violence
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand the concurrence of sexual violence experiences and high-risk weight and shape control behaviors among transgender and non-binary individuals and associated clinical applications.
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand the concurrence of sexual violence experience and body dissatisfaction among transgender and non-binary individuals and associated clinical applications.
- Following the training, participants will be able to identify remaining gaps in current understandings of risk factors for body image concerns and disordered eating behaviors in transgender and non-binary individuals.
Daniela Gómez, MsC, CEDS, FAED
Co-Authors: Veronica Gaete
Chilean Clinical Recommendations for the Treatment of Eating Disorders
- Show how to develop local guides in ED.
- Find ways to help health professionals in your country diagnose and treat ED.
- Show how developing countries need to create their own recommendations, appropriate to their own reality.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Implicit Anti-Fat Bias in Health Care: Consequent Variation in Medical Student’s Diagnostic Accuracy in Patients with Varying BMI
- Following the training, participants will be aware of anti-fat bias/weight stigma and its consequences in health care systems.
- Following the training, participants will understand the correlation between provider anti-fat bias and patient's diagnostic accuracy in patients with higher BMIs.
- Following the training, participants will understand the correlation between provider's internalized fear of fatness and poor patient care outcomes.
Caroline West, MA
Kent State University
Co-Authors: Elizabeth Ruzicka, Children's Hospital Colorado; Amy Sato, Kent State University
The Effect of Minority Stress on Disordered Eating: A Meta-Analysis
- Understand that eating pathology affects diverse populations.
- Identify specific ethnic/racial minority stressors that may be related to eating pathology.
- Describe specific moderators that may explain the heterogeneity of effect sizes across studies.
Treatment of ED in Children and Adolescents
Marie Fahy, BSc, MSc
CHO9 Dublin north city and county CAMHS
Co-Authors: Ciara Callaghan
Trans- disciplinary New Maudsley Online Workshops for parents of young people with Eating Disorders– Collaborative Care in CAMHS during a global pandemic
- Following this presentation, participants will learn about the power of participatory psycho-educational workshops to reduce carer burden.
- Participants will learn about use of Caregiving scales (CASK) and other assessments to measure caregiving skills and carer burden.
- Participants will learn about clinician reflections when adapting the New Maudsley method workshops online during Covid restrictions in 2020 and 2021.
Co-Authors: Carolina Villanueva, Maritza Rodriguez, Sergio Mario Castro, Mercedes Ospina
Implementation of a Family-Based Treatment protocol in an intensive outpatient program in Latin America: clinical experience
- Identify challenges in the implementation of FBT protocol in a regular IOP setting.
- Learn from clinical team experiences during the implementation an FBT-procotol.
- Learn from family experiences during the implementation of an FBT protocol in an IOP setting.
Signe Holm Pedersen, PhD
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Center, Copenhagen University Hospital – Mental Health services
Co-Authors: Mette Bentz, Ulla Moslet
Family functioning during family-based therapy for anorexia nervosa: User perspectives and observed changes – a mixed method explorative study
- Know more about parents' concerns of how FBT affects their family.
- Know the few existing studies of how FBT affects families.
- Debate whether a possible impact on families is due to FBT or to the pressure of having a child with anorexia nervosa.
Maria Tsiaka, PhD
Hellenic Center For Eating Disorders
Co-Authors: Elena Dieti
A pilot study: Preliminary results on the acceptability and possible benefits of TBT-S, a 4-day multifamily treatment for adolescents and adults with anorexia nervosa in Greece
- Identify the applicability of intervention to a different cultural context.
- Present the satisfactory level of participants.
- Discuss the benefits of participants.
Treatment of ED in Adults
Rachel Bachner-Melman, PhD, FAED
Ruppin Academic Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Co-Authors: Yonatan Watermann, Ruppin Academic Center; Lilac Lev-Ari, Ruppin Academic Center; Ada H. Zohar, Ruppin Academic Center
Associations of self-repression with disordered eating and symptoms of other psychopathologies for men and women
- Understand how selflessness and concern for appropriateness were found to be related to disordered eating in previous research.
- Describe how selflessness and concern for appropriateness were related to disordered eating and symptoms of other psychopathologies in this study, for men and for women.
- Discuss gender differences in the role of self-repression in disordered eating and symptoms of other psychopathologies.
Marley Billman, B.S.
Penn State College of Medicine
Co-Authors: Lauren Forrest, Jamal Essayli
Autonomous Motivation and Other Variables as Predictors of Eating Disorder Symptomatology in an Adult Partial Hospitalization Program
- Investigate the relationship between autonomous motivation for treatment, emotion dysregulation, depression, anxiety, and eating disorder symptomatology.
- Assess whether these variables at admission can predict eating disorder symptomatology at discharge.
- Improve treatment outcomes using evidence-based practice in catering early intervention methods towards these predictors.
Solfrid Bratland-Sanda, PhD
University of South-Eastern Norway
Co-Authors: KariAnne Vrabel
Changes in Eating Disorder Psychopathology Among Compulsive and Non-Compulsive Exercisers During Inpatient Treatment of Longstanding Eating Disorders: A Single-Blinded RCT With 12-months Follow-Up
- Following the training, participants will be able to identify symptoms of compulsive exercise.
- Following the training, participants will be able to determine essential content in multi-component inpatient treatment for adults with longstanding eating disorders.
- Following this training, participants will be able to articulate the impact of tailored treatment for persons with eating disorders and compulsive exercise.
Christina Felonis, B.A.
Co-Authors: Lindsay Gillikin, Mandy Lin, Stephanie Manasse, Adrienne Juarascio
Anhedonia in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Binge Eating Spectrum Disorders
- Describe the ways in which anhedonia maintains binge eating spectrum disorders.
- Describe the ways in which anhedonia predicts outcomes from cognitive behavioral therapy for binge eating spectrum disorders.
- Describe the ways in which change in anhedonia over the course of cognitive behavioral therapy for binge eating spectrum disorders is associated with outcomes.
Ashley Griffith, MA
Co-Authors: Dominika Borowa
A 7-Week CBT-E Based Group for Veterans: Addressing Eating Behaviors
- Understand the need for disordered eating treatment in a Veteran population.
- Understand a condensed group version of CBT-E to address an array of eating disorders.
- Understand how to evaluate the effectiveness of a 7-week group CBT-E intervention.
Alberte Jansingh, Master of Science
Co-Authors: Unna Danner, Arwen Pieterse, Annemarie van Elburg
Shared Decision Making and Autonomic Motivation in the Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa: A Pilot RCT
- Understand the application of SDM in the treatment of AN.
- Evaluate the effect of SDM on AM.
- Discuss the found high AM.
Abbey Lynch, Occupational Therapist (Hons)
Co-Authors: Genevieve Pepin, Alexandra Hillman
Sensory Approaches and Their Use for People Experiencing an Eating Disorder
- Following this oral presentation, participants will have increased their knowledge of sensory approaches.
- Following this oral presentation, participants will understand the role of sensory intervention on sensory sensitivity, interoception, and sensory wellness.
- Following this oral presentation, participants be able to identify specific sensory-based interventions for people with eating disorders.
Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, International University of Health and Welfare
Co-Authors: Hideki Komatsu, Noriko Numata, Helen Startup, Kiyokazu Takebayashi
Maudsley model of Anorexia treatment for Japanese Outpatient randomized controlled trial (MAJOR study), a study protocol
- To learn about evidence-based psychological treatments for adult AN.
- To learn about psychological evidence-based treatments for adolescent AN.
- To learn about the delivery system of psychological treatment in AN.
Investigating an Experimental Paradigm of Intolerance of Uncertainty in Adults with Anorexia Nervosa
- Recognising the contribution of intolerance of uncertainty to anorexia nervosa.
- Understanding the experimental paradigm utilised in the current study.
- Considering experimental methods to manipulate intolerance of uncertainty in anorexia nervosa.
Georgia State University
Co-Authors: Ziqian Xu, Jennifer White, Cynthia Bulick, Hunna Watson,
Network Analysis of Eating Disorder Symptoms and Weight and Shape Concerns in Women at Midlife and Older Adulthood
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand the purpose of network analysis.
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand core eating disorder symptomology in older adults.
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand how core eating disorder symptoms translate to treatment strategies.
Body Image Assessment & Intervention Unit, Autonomous University of Barcelona
Co-Authors: Helena Lewis-Smith, Sonia Lorente Sánchez
Body Image & Personality Trait Differences in Patients with an Eating Disorder versus a Dual Diagnosis
- Understand levels of body dissatisfaction among the ED and DD groups, and whether these significantly differ.
- Understand whether any personality traits influence body dissatisfaction in the ED and DD groups.
- Understand whether anxiety and depression influence body dissatisfaction within the ED and DD groups.
Sydney Waring, M.A.
University of Waterloo
Co-Authors: Allison Kelly
Body-Dissatisfied College Women’s Subjective Reactions to Receiving Information About How Their Body Image Varies Across Their Close Relationships
- Following the training, participants will be able to: understand the subjective reactions body-dissatisfied college women may have to learning about how their body image varies across their specific relationships.
- Following the training, participants will be able to: identify the characteristics of close relationships that body-dissatisfied college women perceive as influencing their body image.
- Following the training, participants will be able to: illustrate ways that characteristics of close relationships could be incorporated into the treatment of body dissatisfaction.
Savannah Hooper, BA
UT Health San Antonio
Co-Authors: Victoria Marshall, Blake Bridges, Dr. Sara Espinoza, Dr. Pamela Keel
The clinical phenotype of binge eating among a sample of older women
- Describe the biomedical and physiological characteristics of older women with BE.
- Identify common health concerns among older women with BE.
- Understand how the biomedical and physiological indicators of health for older women compares between older women with BE and the general age matched population.
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Co-Authors: Savannah Hooper, Carolyn Becker, Dr. Pamela Keel, Lisa Kilpela
The Underrecognized Prevalence and Distress of Binge Eating in Older Adult Women
- Recognize the interest and willingness older women have in participating in this research.
- Identify level of distress among older women with binge eating.
- Understand the need for more research on this underserved population.
Carla Mourilhe, PhD
Co-Authors: Carlos Moraes, Gloria Veiga, Phillipa Hay, José Carlos Appolinário
Does size matter? The relationship between psychopathology and the amount of food eaten during binge eating episodes in binge eating spectrum disorders.
- To evaluate associations between caloric intake during binge eating episodes and psychopathology (general and eating related) in individuals with binge eating spectrum disorders.
- To characterize caloric intake during binge eating episodes in individuals with bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
- Assess general and eating-related psychopathology in individuals with binge-eating spectrum disorders.
Sean Rom, Psychology (Honours)
Deakin University and the University of Sydney
Co-Authors: Jane Miskovic-Wheatley, Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Sarah Barakat
Evaluating the acceptability and safety of a supported eTherapy for binge-eating disorder: A pilot study
- Understand the treatment landscape for those with binge-eating disorder.
- Understand the advantages and current limitations of eTherapy programs in treating or supporting those experiencing binge-eating disorder.
- Understand the potential components of eTherapy programs that might enhance treatment outcomes in those with binge-eating disorder.
Risk and Maintenance Factors
Jessica Barker, MPS, LADC
University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Co-Authors: Carol Peterson, Dr. Pamela Keel, David Kolar, Allison Spotts-De Lazzer
Inclusion of Exercise in Eating Disorders Treatment: Implications for the Concept of Exercise Satiation
- Utilize the concept of exercise satiation to identify the role that limited access to exercise in eating disorder treatment may have on cognitive and/or behavioral symptoms of EDs.
- Recognize differences in stated desires for exercise in ED treatment among individuals with eating disorders.
- Discuss clinical and research implications of the relationship between access to exercise in ED treatment and desire for exercise in ED treatment.
German Bidacovich, PhD candidate
Facultad de Psicología, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Co-Authors: Eduardo Leonardelli, María Belén Banasco Falivelli, Julieta Sanday, Guillermina Rutsztein
Major independent predictors of eating disorders risk in adolescent males from Argentina
- Identify major independent predictors for eating disorders risk in males and their predictive capacity, by applying a multifactorial model.
- Highlight the relevance of both thinness and muscularity-oriented factors to predict eating disorders risk in males.
- Discuss the implications of these findings in the field of prevention.
Sarah Enouy, BA (Hons)
Co-Authors: Nassim Tabri
Is the Association Between Appearance Overvaluation and Dietary Restraint Robust to Substantive and Methodological Specifications? A Specification Curve Analysis
- Interpret research using specification curve analysis (a relatively new approach to research).
- Recognize key variables used to predict dietary restraint in leading eating disorders theories.
- Understand the importance of transparency and open-science for successful, replicable research.
Camille Johnston, B.S.
Co-Authors: Yvette G. Karvay, Tatyana Bidopia, Johanna Jarcho, Natasha Burke
Parental Unpredictability in Childhood is Associated with Disordered Eating in Undergraduate Students
- Understand the potential role of parenting in the development of eating pathology.
- Conceptualize how broader aspects of parental unpredictability in childhood, beyond parental discipline, are associated with dietary restraint and shape/weight/eating concerns.
- Generate additional hypotheses about the relationship between parenting and disordered eating constructs.
Amy Jordan, MS
Bowling Green State University
Co-Authors: Dara Musher-Eizenman
Body Talk as a Predictor of Eating Pathology in Mother-Daughter Dyads
- Participants will be able to describe ways in which fat talk is related to eating pathology and related constructs like body image.
- Participants will be able to describe how body talk that occurs within family systems can positively and negatively impact family members.
- Participants will be able to describe the potential benefits of positive body talk shared between mothers and daughters.
Jacqueline Kosmas, Master of Arts
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Co-Authors: Andrea K. Graham, Jennifer Wildes, Shannon O'Connor
The Role of Stress in the Association Between Food Insecurity and Disordered Eating
- Understand the relationship between food insecurity and disordered eating.
- Describe the role of stress in the relationship between food insecurity and disordered eating.
- Discuss future research directions aimed at more precisely intervening on stress to improve disordered eating behaviors among people with food insecurity.
Co-Authors: Grace Ling, Ifeyinwa Mbanefo, Salome Wilfred, Carolyn Becker
Dietary Restraint for Non-weight and Shape Concern Reasons: Association with Eating Disorder Pathology
- Following the presentation participants will be able to describe non-weight and shape reasons for dietary restriction.
- Following the presentation participants will be able to describe correlates of dietary restraint for non-weight and shape control reasons.
- Following the presentation participants will be able to discuss why the field needs to broaden the study of dietary restraint.
Universidad de Concepción
Co-Authors: Montserrat Victoriano, Lorena Meléndez, Sara Muñoz, Katia Sáez
Relationship between the risk of eating disorders, body dissatisfaction, self-esteem, stress, anxiety, and depression in female students of the Nutrition and Dietetics in Chile
- Following the training, participants will be able to know the risk of eating disorders of Chilean nutrition students.
- Following the training, participants will be able to know the evaluation of the body dissatisfaction of the Chilean students.
- Following the training, participants will be able to know that the risk of eating disorders is negatively correlated with self-esteem.
Kendall Schmidt, BS
Co-Authors: Lindsay Bodell
Functions of NSSI Predict Suicidal Ideation in EDs
- Identify functions of NSSI.
- Understand which functions confer risk for suicidal ideation in EDs.
- Relate this to emotion regulation models of EDs.
University of Calgary
Co-Authors: Gina Dimitropoulos, Faculty of Social Work, Department of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, University of Calgary; Scott Patten, Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary; Alida Anderson, University of Calgary; Chelsea Wong, University of Calgary
The Prevalence of Excessive Exercise in Individuals with Eating Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
- Participants will be able to identify the prevalence of excessive exercise in the eating disorder population, as determined by the relevant peer reviewed literature.
- Participants will be able to summarize trends of excessive exercise in different eating disorder types.
- Participants will be able to identify necessary future directions for related research.
Cynthia Smith, M.S., LAC
Co-Authors: Dougie Zubizarreta, Stephanie Budge, Ryan Watson, Allegra Gordon
Longitudinal Associations of Risk and Protective Factors on Body Image and Disordered Eating among Transgender and Nonbinary Youth
- To understand the risk and protective factors for disordered eating and body image concerns among trans and gender expansive youth.
- To understand the impact of various facets of minority stress on the disordered eating and body image concerns of trans and gender expansive youth.
- To understand clinical, policy, and societal changes that address high levels of disordered eating and body image concerns in trans and gender expansive youth.
Co-Authors: Mallory Frayn, Mandy Lin, Alexandra Pitts, Sarah Drexler,
Patient Perceptions of the Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Eating Disorder Treatment: A Qualitative Exploration
- Participants will learn about the model of how food insecurity drives eating disorder treatment.
- Participants will be able to identify 2-3 ways that a history of FI may impact the development of ED symtpoms.
- Participants will learn 2-3 ways to adapt evaluation and treatment for individuals with FI.
Nancy Uriegas, MS, SCAT, ATC
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Co-Authors: Kenya Moore, Toni M. Torres-McGehee
Prevalence and Associations between Exercise Dependence and Eating Disorder Risk in Collegiate Student-Athletes
- Following this presentation, participants will be able to identify eating attitudes and behaviors associated with eating disorder risk.
- Following this presentation, participants will recognize exercise dependence behaviors associated to eating disorder risk.
- Following this presentation, participants will be able to implement the use of validated screening tools for exercise dependence and eating disorder risk.
Diagnosis, Classification and Measurement
Emilio Compte, Ph.D.
Comenzar de Nuevo A.C.
Co-Authors: Claudia Cruzat, Sofía Vásquez Morales, Leonardo Pérez Ríos, Fernanda Díaz
Development and validations of a multicultural Spanish-language version of the ED-15 in community-based sample of Chilean women.
- Know an innovative session-by-session evaluation measure.
- Appreciate the psychometric stability of the ED-15.
- To use the ED-15 in clinical and research settings across Latin American populations.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Co-Authors: Rosalia Vazquez Arevalo, Mariana Valdez, Xochitl Lopez Aguilar, Juan Manuel Mancilla Diaz
Concurrent Validity of the Questionnaire on Eating and Weight Patterns
- To learn about concurrent validity.
- To know about Binge Eating Disorder screening tools.
- To know about Questionnaire on Eating and Weight Patterns.
Sugely Fonseca Martinez, MD
Comenzar de Nuevo A.C.
Co-Authors: Emilio J. Compte, Comenzar de Nuevo A.C.; Nathalie Gómez Ruiz, Comenzar de Nuevo; Rosella Soriano, Comenzar de Nuevo; Marcela Vaquero Garza, Comenzar de Nuevo
Using Roma IV criteria for the diagnosis of Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction in patients with Eating Disorders in a reference center in Mexico.
- Describe the association between the BMI and the diagnosis of disorders of the gut-brain interaction.
- Explain the link between the presence of anxiety and depression with disorders of the gut brain interaction.
Identify the relationship among the subscales of the EDE Q (restriction, concern for eating, concern for body shape, concern for weight), and global score with the presence of disorders of the gut-brain interaction.
Co-Authors: Sergio Mario Castro, Maritza Rodriguez, Carolina Villanueva
The Body Functional Questionnaire for patients with Eating Disorders: Development, Validation and psychometrics properties
- Sharing the construct of Functional Body and the ways to evaluate it.
- The process of developmetn and validation of a scale for a new cosntruct.
- Uses of the construct in exposure therapy for disturbances in subjective body experience.
Daria Igudesman, MS
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-Authors: Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, Angelica Cristello Sarteau, Tenele Smith, Bruce King
Development of a novel disordered eating screening tool for adolescents with type 1 diabetes: reframing self-report items and including clinical metrics for early detection
- Following the training, participants will be able to identify key improvements to screening for disordered eating among adolescents with type 1 diabetes as proposed by our project.
- Following the training, participants will be able to name ways in which clinical indicators can help with early detection of disordered eating among adolescents with T1D.
- Following the training, participants will be able to outline our formative process for screening tool development.
Xochitl López Aguilar
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Co-Authors: Lilia Andrea Gómez Velázquez, Rosalia Vázquez Arévalo, Juan Manuel Mancilla Diaz
Validation of the Short Version of the Questionnaire of Socio Cultural Influences on the Aesthetic Body Shape Model CIMEC-26
- Assess body image
- Evaluate sociocultural influences towards thinness.
- Evaluate the psychometric properties of CIMEC.
Western Sydney University
Co-Authors: Deborah Mitchison, Phillipa Hay, Scott Griffiths
Development and initial validation of the Multifaceted Instrument for Body image Disturbance (MI-BoD)
- To understand which facets of body image disturbance are relevant in eating disorders.
- To understand how MI-BoD item pool was created.
- To understand how psychometric properties of MI-BoD were inspected, and what results have shown.
Robin Rica, MsC
Autonomous University of Madrid
Co-Authors: Maria Solar, ANA ROSA SEPÚLVEDA GARCÍA
Validation of the Male Version of the Spanish Compulsive Exercise Test in a University Student Sample: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis and an invariance study
- To learn more about a psychometric tool on compulsive exercise.
- To delve into the particularities of men's compulsive exercise behaviour.
- To know a factorial model more adjusted to the male population for the CET.
Alexandra Convertino, MS
SDSU/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
Co-Authors: Leslie Morland, Aaron Blashill
Trauma Exposure and Eating Disorders: Results from a Nationally Representative Sample
- Explain why including trauma types in a single multivariate model is important for examining the association with eating pathology.
- Identify whether non-interpersonal traumas are associated with eating disorders in the current sample.
- Explain the differences in results between the univariate as compared to multivariate models examining the association between trauma types and eating disorders.
Kelsey Serier, PhD
National Center for PTSD/VA Boston Healthcare System
Co-Authors: Rachel Zelkowitz, Karen Mitchell
Exploring the Association Between Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Disordered Eating in Male and Female Veterans: The Mediating Role of Negative Posttraumatic Cognitions
- Demonstrate an understanding of previous research on the association between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and disordered eating.
- Describe the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), negative posttraumatic cognitions, and disordered eating.
- Identify avenues for future research to explore the role of negative posttraumatic cognitions on disordered eating.
Darya Vitus, B.S.
Texas A&M University
Co-Authors: Sherecce Fields, Kianna Arthur, Rachel Smallman
Alcohol Misuse and Gender Significantly Predict Disordered Eating Behaviors
- Report the general proportion of undergraduate students meeting clinically-significant thresholds for hazardous alcohol consumption, disordered eating, and concurrent behaviors.
- Grasp the impact of disordered eating behaviors in reducing efficacy of interventions for alcohol misuse among undergraduate students.
- Consider how gender affects rates of concurrent alcohol misuse and disordered eating among undergraduate students.
Neuroscience and Neuroimaging
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Co-Authors: Felicia Petterway, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital; Clara Sailer, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Holly Carrington, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Laura M. Holsen, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Nadia Micali, Department of Psychiatry, University of Geneva, Switzerland; Kendra Becker
Lower insular and parietal cortical thickness among adolescent females with low-weight avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID)
- Attendees will learn about cortical thickness and surface area.
- Attendees will be able to understand differences in cortical thickness between ARFID participants and HC.
- Attendees will learn how these brain patterns may contribute to ARFID pathophysiology.
Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Co-Authors: Holly Carrington, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Franziska Plessow, MGH; Laura M. Holsen, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Yaen Chen, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital; Clara Sailer, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Females with Atypical Anorexia Nervosa Demonstrate Lower Volume in Basal Ganglia Subregions Compared to Individuals with Anorexia Nervosa and Healthy Controls
- Attendees will learn about the various components of the basal ganglia regions.
- Attendees will be able to understand how the basal ganglia regions differ between restrictive eating disorder phenotype and healthy controls.
- Attendees will learn about how volumetric differences in the basal ganglia regions may contribute to the maintenance of eating disorder pathology across phenotypes.
Biology and Medical Complications
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore
Co-Authors: Courtney Davis, Kumudhini Rajasegaran, Jean Yin Oh, Rashida Farhad Vasanwala
Prevalence and Risk Factors associated with Low Bone Mass in Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa and Atypical Anorexia Nervosa: A Retrospective Study of Asian Adolescents
- Discuss risk factors associated with low BMD at presentation.
- Understand the impact of such findings in treatment of Asian patients with anorexia nervosa and atypical anorexia nervosa.
- Demonstrate understanding of the link between anorexia nervosa and BMD.
Mariana Lopes, PhD candidate
Nutrition Department of the School of Public Health of the University of São Paulo
Co-Authors: Maxsuel Silva, Thaís Correia, Marle Alvarenga, Ligia Martini
Bone and Body Composition Assessment in Brazilian Women With Anorexia Nervosa And Bulimia Nervosa
- Recognize clinical consequences of the eating disorder on bone health and body composition.
- Identify associations between biochemical markers and bone health.
- Understand the importance of eating disorder history and symptoms in body composition and bone health assessment.
Yukari Yamanaka, PhD
Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine of Graduate School, The University of Tokyo
Co-Authors: Makoto Otani, Kazuhiro Yoshiuchi
Comparing resting metabolic rate in Japanese female patients with anorexia nervosa measured by indirect calorimetry with that predicted by the Scalfi formula.
- Learning how to measure basal metabolism in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN).
- Learning the difference between predicted and measured resting metabolic rate of Japanese AN patients.
- Learning whether the Scalfi formula can be applied to the Japanese AN patients.
Savannah Hooper, BA
UT Health San Antonio
Co-Authors: Victory Ogubuike, Lisa Kilpela, Carolyn Becker
“I still look so old!”: Do negative age-related body talk results replicate?
- Identify the frequency of engaging in negative age-related body talk across different ages and gender.
- Describe the relationships between old talk and mental health correlates, as well as fat talk and mental health correlates.
- Discuss the importance of further understanding the relationships between old talk and mental health through longitudinal investigations.
Dakota Leget, BA
University of Minnesota Duluth
Co-Authors: Emily Rechtzigel, Lara LaCaille, Rick LaCaille
Internalized Weight Bias and Body Dissatisfaction: Are These Distinct Constructs?
- Following the training, participants will be able to: understand conceptual differences between internalized weight bias and body dissatisfaction.
- Following the training, participants will be able to: describe distinct effects that internalized weight bias and body dissatisfaction have on emotional eating, uncontrolled eating, and dietary restraint.
- Following the training, participants will be able to: understand the differential relationships observed between internalized weight bias and body dissatisfaction with thin-body and muscular-body ideals.
Neurobiology and Genetics
Erin Alexander, DO
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Authors: Rebecka Peebles, Kerri Heckert
Biobehavioral correlation between Vitamin D and EDE-Q scores in Anorexia Nervosa
- Review categories of vitamin D sufficiency and their impact on health.
- Understand that sufficient vitamin D status correlate significantly with restraint scores on EDE-Q.
- Examine how vitamin D was a stronger predictor of EDE-Q scores than BMI Z-score.
Sandra Hernandez, PhD
Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz
Co-Authors: Martha Lorena Campos Vilchis, Beatriz Camarena Medellin, Laura Gonzalez Macias, Alejandro Aguilar Garcia
Association study between BDNF gene variants and Mexican patients with eating disorders
- Genetic variants BDNF
- Eating disorders
- rs6265, rs1519480, rs7124442
Emily Koithan, B.S.
University of Minnesota, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Co-Authors: Anna Zilverstand, Timothy Hendrickson, Bryon Mueller, John Strupp
What Can Real-time fMRI Neurofeedback Tell Us about Neural Correlates of Emotion and Control in Anorexia Nervosa?
- Explain how fMRI neurofeedback can be used to facilitate emotion regulation.
- Describe the role of the amygdala in fear response and emotion regulation.
- Identify brain regions implicated in the development and maintenance of anorexia nervosa.
Maged Muhammed, MD
Co-Authors: Elizabeth Lawson, Helen Murray, Franziska Plessow, Kendra Becker
Fasting and postprandial PYY levels are high in females with anorexia nervosa (AN) but not atypical AN compared to healthy controls
- Role of appetite regulating hormones in AN.
- Appetite regulating hormones levels in AN subtypes.
- Postprandial levels of appetite regulating hormones in AN.
Baiyu Qi, BS, MPH
Co-Authors: Misa Graff, Cynthia Bulik, Kari North, Melissa Munn-Chernoff
Shared Genetic Risk Between Anorexia Nervosa and Cardiovascular Disease Events: Evidence from Genome-Wide Association Studies
- Recognize the importance of examining genetic correlations between anorexia nervosa and cardiovascular disease events.
- Describe and interpret genetic correlations between anorexia nervosa and cardiovascular disease events.
- Identify future research directions for examining shared genetic risks between anorexia nervosa and cardiovascular disease events.
Jiayi Xu, PhD
Pamela Sklar Division of Psychiatric Genomics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Co-Authors: Agathe de Pins, Cynthia Bulik, Laura Huckins
Genetic Link between Gut Microbiome and Anorexia Nervosa
- To identify the genetic link between microbial taxa and anorexia nervosa.
- To appreciate the potential therapeutic value of gut microbiota on anorexia nervosa.
- To apply different genetic techniques to study the etiology of anorexia nervosa.
María Leticia Bautista-Díaz, PhD
Co-Authors: Rosa Vargas-Almendra, Mayaro Ortega-Luyando, Karina Franco-Paredes, Diana Moreno-Rodríguez
Pilot study of a prevention program for risky eating behaviors and body image for Mexican adolescent girls and their mothers
- After the training, the assistants will be able to know the process of the development of a prevention program for risk eating behavior and body dissatisfaction for Mexican population.
- After the training, the assistants will be able to know the process of validation by expert judges of a prevention program for risk eating behavior and body dissatisfaction for Mexican population.
- After the training, the assistants will be able to know the effect of the pilot study of a prevention program on risk eating behavior and body dissatisfaction in middle school adolescents and their mothers through the change clinical objective.
Dorian Dodd, Ph.D.
Sanford Center for Biobehavioral Research
Co-Authors: Vivienne Hazzard, Ross Crosby, Carolyn Becker, Tiffany Stewart
Moderators of Outcome in the Female Athlete Body Project Randomized Clinical Trial
- Describe the Female Athlete Body Project (FAB).
- Explain the role of teammate relationship health on FAB’s long-term outcome for dietary restraint.
- Reflect on how future eating disorder prevention and intervention work in athletes may benefit from considering existing team dynamics.
Brazilian Association of ED (ASTRALBR)
Co-Authors: Patrícia Xavier, Raissa Pereira, Teixeira Paula
New Moves Brazilian Girl's perceptions about changing process based on Motivational Interviewing: a qualitative analysis
- Learn more about the possible effects of the Brazilian New Moves program.
- Evaluate the use of different strategies in interventions, like MI, to help promote behavior change at schools’ settings.
- Acknowledge the beneficial of qualitative analysis in assessing the impact of the prevention program in girls behaviors and life.
Phaedra Longhurst, Research Assistant
British Association for Counsellors & Psychotherapists
Co-Authors: Lilli Clark
Health at Every Self: A not so (neuro)typical approach to preventing and treating eating disorders’
- Summarise the empirical and theoretical literature on eating disorders in neurodivergent populations.
- Evaluate the current approach to eating disorder research and practice for neurodivergent groups, including the benefits and limitations of the HAES paradigm.
- Adapting and integrating novel strategies to affect change in eating disorder advocacy, research and practice.
Maria Nicula, BSc
Co-Authors: Danielle Pellegrini, Laura Grennan, Neera Bhatnagar, Gail McVey
Help-seeking Attitudes and Behaviours among Youth Experiencing Early Signs of Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders: A Scoping Review
- Describe how often and where children, adolescents, and emerging adults attempt to receive help when concerns or early warning signs of disordered eating first appear.
- Describe the factors that influence children, adolescents, and emerging adults to seek help for their disordered eating.
- Identify key next steps or gaps in current policy or practice based on the results that arose from the scoping review.
Personality and Cognition
Emily Burr, BA
University of Central Florida
Co-Authors: Robert Dvorak, Ardhys DeLeon, Angelina Leary, Roselyn Peterson
A national ten-day diary study regarding the influence of eating motives and eating expectancies on the relationship between mood and daily loss-of-control eating
- Identify potential daily contributors to loss-of-control eating.
- Assess the role of positive and negative affect in loss-of-control eating.
- Assess whether cognitive components (e.g., motives) fluctuate in relation to loss-of-control eating.
Violeta Castro, Master in Psychology
Universidad de Guadalajara
Co-Authors: Karina Franco-Paredes, Maria Angeles Peláez-Fernández, Norma Alicia Ruvalcaba-Romero
Three mediation model for Emotional intelligence and disordered eating behaviors among female Mexican adolescents.
- To know EI and its role as potential protective factor.
- Identify how EI can be and important variable of study in prevention programs for disordered eating behaviors.
- Identify variables to potential access in prevention programs for female Mexican adolescents.
Urvashi Dixit, MA
University of South Alabama
Co-Authors: Jinbo He, Hana Zickgraf
Emotional Eating Profiles Among American Students: A Replication Study
- Understand link between negative emotional eating & psychopathology.
- Learn about different patterns of negative emotional eating.
- Compare American and Chinese negative emotional eating patterns.
Zahra Nazarimehrvarani, Masters
Florida International University
Co-Authors: Leslie Frazier
Emotion Regulation, Emotional Eating, and Risk for Disordered Eating in College Women During the Transition to Adulthood
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand and identify the independent and coactive influence of emotion regulation in pathways to elevated risk of eating disorders in women during the transition to adulthood.
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand and identify the independent and coactive influence of emotional eating in pathways to elevated risk of eating disorders in women during the transition to adulthood.
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand and identify the independent and coactive influence of disordered eating in pathways to elevated risk of eating disorders in women during the transition to adulthood.
Helo Liis Soodla, MA
Institute of Psychology, University of Tartu
Co-Authors: Kirsti Akkermann
Personality-Based Eating Disorder Profiles: To Include or Not To Include State Measures of Eating Disorder Symptoms
- Following the training, participants will be able to analyze the benefits and downsides to current and personality-based eating disorder classification systems.
- Following the training, participants will be able to describe the use of latent profile analysis as a method for profiling eating disorder patients based on personality traits.
- Following the training, participants will be able to evaluate reasons for including eating disorder symptom scales in latent profile extraction and excluding them.
Gender, Ethnicity and Culture
Megan Alam, B.S. in Health Science
APPEAR Lab, Northeastern University, Boston MA, USA
Co-Authors: Rachel Rodgers, Lauren Schaefer, Vivienne Hazzard, Natasha Burke
How a Multi-Racial or Multi-Ethnic Background Relates to Self-Conceptions of Race, Body Image, and Appearance Among University Students: A Mixed-Methods Survey
- Describe how individuals identifying as mixed-race or mixed-ethnicity might have unique relationships with their body and appearance.
- Summarize emerging research focused on the relationships between body dissatisfaction and body appreciation and sociocultural factors.
- Discuss implications of this research for the body image and eating disorders field and multi-racial and multi-ethnic college students.
Hannah Cory, PhD, RD, MPH
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Co-Authors: Bryn Austin, Gracia Dala, Erica Kenney, Alan Delamater
A mixed-methods study of weight attitudes, stigma, and disordered eating among U.S. Hispanic/Latino young people
- Recognize unique experiences of weight attitudes within the US Latinx community.
- Summarize the associations between thin ideal internalization and disordered eating among US-based Latinx young people.
- Explain the implications of culturally specific weight attitudes on disordered eating treatment and prevention.
Naoko Iida, B.Ed., M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Co-Authors: Aki Ikegami, Junko Ono, Yuki Mizuhara, Jin Narumoto
Work and social adjustment impairments and associated psychopathologies in Japanese adult female patients with anorexia nervosa
- Participants will be able to know about the social adjustments of adult female patients with Anorexia Nervosa.
- Participants will be able to know about the association between social adjustment impairments and psychopathology in Anorexia Nervosa.
- Participants will be able to know about demographic data of Japanese adult female patients with Anorexia Nervosa at the first visit to University hospital Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine.
University of York
Co-Authors: Catherine Preston
An exploration of the influence of gender and sexuality on disordered eating thoughts and behaviours and drive for muscularity
- Following the training, participants will be able to understand what the best factor structure for the EDE-Q is, and how this differs from the traditional factor structure.
- Following the training, participants will be able to explain why it is unhelpful and heteronormative to combine all non-heterosexual participants into one group, and understand why each sexuality group should be considered independently.
- Following the training, participants will be able to explain the way sexuality and gender might influence disordered eating thoughts and behaviours.
Isabel Quinones, MS
Illinois Institute of Technology
Co-Authors: Alissa Haedt-Matt
An examination of acculturative stress and ethnic identity level as risk factors for differences in disordered eating behaviors among Latina subgroups
- Describe the impact of acculturative stress that may lead to disordered eating among Latinas.
- Identify differences in disordered eating behaviors among Latina ethnic subgroups and how ethnic identity level may serve as a buffer for specific subgroups.
- Recognize the need for clinicians to routinely assess acculturative stress and ethnic identity in the Latina population, as well as a need to understand the differences among ethnic subgroups in this heterogenous population.
Yoko Yamazaki, Associate Fellow
Co-Authors: Mika Omori
Gender differences in objectified body consciousness among Japanese undergraduates
- To discuss the factor structure of the Objectified Body Consciousness Scale Japanese version.
- To describe the gender differences in Objectified Body Consciousness Scale.
- To discuss psychometric properties of the Objectified Body Consciousness Scale Japanese version.
Erin Chatten, M.S., M.A., L.P.C.
Co-Authors: Ann Sauer, Michelle Lee, Misty Mann
Weight stigma and the identification of atypical anorexia nervosa in primary care settings
- Understand how provider weight stigmatizing attitudes can impact the diagnosis and treatment recommendations provided to patients of size.
- Consider the implications for higher weight patients who may not have access to accurate eating disorder diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
- Appreciate the need for interventions targeting provider weight bias and additional training in eating disorders across the weight spectrum for primary care physicians.
Jean Forney, Ph.D.
Co-Authors: Gabriella Pucci, Cardinal Do, Sarah Horvath
Concordance between Questionnaire and Interview-Based Diagnoses of Atypical Anorexia Nervosa
- Describe commonly used eating pathology assessment.
- Identify factors associated with a “true positive” atypical anorexia nervosa on the Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale.
- Discuss potential solutions to reduce false positives in screening.
Zuleika Morillo, MD
Co-Authors: Montserrat Nieto, Perla Guzmán
Feeding Problems in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in the Psychiatry and Neurology Service of the Children’s Hospital Dr. Robert Reid Cabral
- Identify the present comorbidity between autism spectrum disorder and eating disorders at an early age.
- Utilize an interdisciplinary approach for the favorable evolution of these patients.
- Work on the promotion and identification of eating disorders in this population of children with autism.
Kenya Moore, MS, SCAT, ATC
University of South Carolina
Co-Authors: Laura Kehr, Erin M. Moore, Nancy A. Uriegas, Allison B. Smith
Examining Nutritional Profiles in Collegiate Ballet Dancers
- Identify the role of nutrition in performing artists.
- Identify the association between nutrition and energy needs.
- Identify key macronutrients and micronutrients examined in dietary assessments.
Anna Oliver, RD, BSc, BPhEd, PGDipDiet
British Dietetic Association
Co-Authors: Susan Osher
Refeeding without re-traumatizing: application of a stage-based trauma model for treatment of eating disorders
- Contextualise eating disorders recovery within a stage-based trauma model.
- Identify and explain complementary trauma-based strategies that are essential for re-feeding.
- To be able to recognise and work with the threat-based physiological, emotional and neural responses of those struggling with an eating disorder.
University of Edinburgh
Co-Authors: Emily Newman, Helen Sharpe
Healthy Eating in the Context of Disordered Eating – UK Mental Health Professionals’ Conceptualizations of Orthorexia Nervosa
- Following the poster presentation, participants will also have a heightened awareness of current socio-cultural factors influencing disordered eating behaviours.
- The poster presentation will further illustrate potential predisposing and precipitating factors of health concerns within individuals with eating disorders.
- Following the poster presentation, participants will be able to better understand the complexity of orthorexia conceptualizations within a UK context.
Sofia Soto, degree in nutrition
University of Buenos Aires
Co-Authors: Humberto Persano
Nutritional outcome in ED patients through day hospital intensive care
- Evaluation of the nutritional treatment of patients with eating disorders who attend the specialized device.
- Estimate whether patients achieve and / or maintain a healthy weight.
- Identify the results of the nutritional treatment of patients at the end of it.
Meredith Bowman, BS
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Biology
Co-Authors: Hunna Watson, Sabrina Hardin, Hanh Le, Kiara Luna-Reyes
Metabolic-Related Biomarkers in Bulimia Nervosa: A Meta-Analysis
- Understand the potential roles of metabolic regulation in the pathophysiology of bulimia nervosa.
- Identify potential metabolic-related biomarkers associated with bulimia nervosa.
- Determine the type of metabolic-related biomarkers related to bulimia nervosa in a meta-analytic approach.
Naomi Hill, BS
Florida State University
Co-Authors: Sophie Abber, Dr. Pamela Keel
The role of sexual assault history in bulimic-spectrum symptoms
- Gain a better understanding of the link between sexual assault history and eating disorder severity and comorbid psychopathology.
- Understand the influence of sexual assault history on subjective responses to food intake in behavioral tasks measuring reward valuation and reward satiation.
- Describe how sexual assault history impacts subjective responses to food intake when controlling for comorbid disorders.
Aleece Katan, MA
University of Waterloo
Co-Authors: Allison Kelly
Self-Compassion Predicts Adaptive Coping Behaviours in Women with Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa: Findings from a Two-Week Daily Diary
- Following the training, participants will be able to: articulate the importance of exploring factors associated with positive mental health in individuals with eating disorders.
- Following the training, participants will be able to: describe the benefit of using daily diary approaches in clinical research.
- Following the training, participants will be able to: understand how self-compassion may facilitate more adaptive coping behaviours in individuals with eating disorders.
University of Calgary
Co-Authors: Gina Dimitropoulos, Alida Anderson, Amlish Munir, Maya N Sohn
The Prevalence of Self-Harm, Suicidal Ideation, and Suicide Attempts in Bulimia Nervosa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
- Identify the prevalence of self-harm, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts in the bulimia nervosa population.
- Identify and compare the prevalence of self-harm, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts by BN subtype (BN-P versus BN-NP).
- Identify future directions for related bulimia nervosa research.
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Co-Authors: Litza Kiropoulos, David Castle, Zoe Jenkins, Andrea Phillipou
Evaluate the DSM-5 Severity Rating for Anorexia Nervosa on a Range of Biological and Psychological Outcomes
- Evaluating the clinical usefulness of the DSM-5 severity ratings for AN using BMI.
- Understanding the relationship between BMI and a wide range of psychological features in individuals with AN.
- Understanding the relationship between BMI and a wide range of biological features in individuals with AN.
Jessica Lin, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; University of Cincinnati; Boston Children's Hospital
Co-Authors: Amy Divasta, Caterina Stamoulis
The Association between Nutritional Intake, Hunger Hormones and Anxiety and Depression During Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescents and Young Adults
- To identify possibly treatment targets for treatment of co-morbid anxiety and depression and Anorexia Nervosa.
- To monitor changes in co-morbid anxiety and depression during treatment of anorexia nervosa.
- To explore targets to improve early treatment of anorexia nervosa in adolescents and young adults.
Jessica Lin, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; University of Cincinnati; Boston Children's Hospital
Co-Authors: Grace Jhe, Julia Vitagliano, Richa Adhikari, Kelsey Rose
Differences in Medical Outcomes and Triggers for Disease Based On Pre-Morbid Weight Status in Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa
- Understanding the differences in medical complications of anorexia nervosa based on premorbid weight status.
- Understanding the differences in triggers for onset of anorexia nervosa based on premorbid weight status.
- Exploring the role of weight stigma as a ED prevention target.
Madeline West, BHumNut, BFood&NutrSc(Hons)
Food & Mood Centre, IMPACT, Deakin University
Co-Authors: Tetyana Rocks, Anu Ruusunen, Caitlin McMaster, Claire Young
Gastrointestinal disturbances in anorexia nervosa - an exploratory study of patient experiences and clinician approaches
- Explore common gastrointestinal disturbances experienced by individuals with anorexia nervosa.
- Discuss common approaches of dietitians treating anorexia nervosa and co-occurring gastrointestinal disturbances.
- Explore ways in which gastrointestinal disturbances may impact an individual with anorexia nervosa, particularly in terms of treatment.