The mission of the AED is to advance eating disorder prevention, education, treatment, and research by expanding the global community of committed professionals.
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The purpose of the Academy for Eating Disorders is:
To promote the effective treatment and care of patients with eating disorders and associated disorders;
To develop and advance initiatives for the primary and secondary prevention of eating disorders;
To provide education and dissemination of knowledge regarding eating disorders to members of the Academy, other professionals, and the general public;
To stimulate and support research in the field;
To promote multidisciplinary representation and expertise within the Academy membership and its governing structure;
To advocate for the field on behalf of patients, the public, and eating disorder professionals;
To assist in the development of guidelines for training, practice and professional conduct within the field; and;
To identify and reward outstanding achievement and/or service in the field.
A world without eating disorders through science and practice.