Site Title

Eating Disorders Research

(Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London)

 

URL

 http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/sites/edu/?id=131

 

ED Related Page(s)

Professional Resources

 

http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/sites/edu/?id=73

 

Support for Carers

 http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/sites/edu/?id=14

 

Toolkit for carers

 

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Content Description:

 

This web site has been developed by the Eating Disorders research team at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London and the Eating Disorders Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. The site contains information about anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders, support for families and carers, results of research and details of current research projects, and downloadable resources and access to training for GPs, student counsellors and other health professionals.

 

Professional Resources

 http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/sites/edu/?id=73

 

Downloadable resources from the eating disorders research team at the Institute of Psychiatry/Eating Disorders Unit at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust include:

 

Student Counsellor Guide to eating disorders (2008)
Download pdf

http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/sites/edu/downloads/HP/STUDENT_COUNSELLOR_GUIDE_TO_EATING_DISORDERS.pdf

 

Self-harm and eating disorders policies for schools and colleges
These policies provide useful information, practical guidance and suggested actions for school staff to help them help their students who are at risk of or suffering from self-harm or disordered eating.

They have been developed by Jodi Knightsmith in the eating disorders research team in consultation with mental health professionals and the Department of Health as part of a research project – Prevention and management strategies for disordered eating and self-harm in UK schools

Download eating disorders policy
Download self-harm policy

The SCOFF questionnaire
To aid early detection of eating disorders, developed by John Morgan at Leeds Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust.
Download pdf

Could this be an eating disorder?
A questionnaire to help establish whether there are sufficient reasons to be worried about a person’s state possibly being an eating disorder.
Download pdf

A Guide to the Medical Risk Assessment for Eating Disorders (2009)
Designed for use with outpatients and inpatients with eating disorders.
Download pdf

Restoring regular eating...Restoring healthy eating
From South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust's Nutrition and Dietetics Service
Download pdf

Post discharge care and relapse prevention plan
Download pdf

Maudsley Body Mass Index Table
Download pdf

Maudsley Nutritional Health Over Time Chart
Download pdf

A GP's Guide to Eating Disorders
Download pdf

Medical complications of anorexia nervosa
Download pdf

Motivational Interviewing
Download pdf

Be careful with caffeine: information for people with eating disorders (2008)
Download pdf

 

General physical well-being recommendations: information for people with eating disorders (2008)
Download pdf

The Caring Role in Eating Disorders
is a leaflet for carers written by Professor Janet Treasure
Download leaflet

Body mass index cut offs to define thinness in children and adolescents: international survey
Cole TJ, Flegal KM, Nicholls D, Jackson AA
BMJ 2007; 335 (7612): 194
download paper

Films about anorexia for teachers and secondary school students
School Matters – Battling Anorexia is a 45 minute documentary made for Key Stage 3 and 4 teachers as a PSHE resource.

Made for Teachers’ TV, the film features three teenagers, two girls and a boy, who are beat Young Ambassadors, talking openly about their battle with anorexia. School staff and health professionals talk about support that can be offered: the video features Professor Janet Treasure from the eating disorders research team at the Institute of Psychiatry and eating disorders services at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

You can access the film at Teachers’ TV
Access a 15 minute student’s version: KS3/4 PHSE – Anorexia

Working with Carers and Families of those with Eating Disorders
Janet Treasure spoke at the 2008 Peter Beumont Memorial Lecture in November at the University of Sydney, Australia, about Working with Carers and Families of those with Eating Disorders.

The event’s title was Understanding eating disorders, Tailoring treatment ot patient and carer needs and was organised by the Wesley Mission in conjunction with the School of Psychology and the Department of Psychological Medicine (Psychiatry) at the University of Sydney and The Eating Disorders Foundation.

The other presentation was from Professor Stephen Touyz, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sydney and Co-Director of the Peter Beumont Centre for Eating Disorders, Wesley Private Hospital. He spoke about Challenges facing the field of eating disorders: What we know and what we don’t know.

View Janet Treasure’s Presentation

 

New directions for home treatment of eating disorders
Transcript and recording of lecture by Professor Janet Treasure about the history of eating disorders, myths and misperceptions, causes and new approaches to treatment. The lecture took place at Gresham College on 14 February 2006.
A recording and transcript is archived at www.gresham.ac.uk
listen to lecture/read transcript

Hard to Swallow: Compulsory Treatment in Eating Disorders
A Maudsley Discussion Paper
by Janet Treasure and Rosalind Ramsay

This paper is now out of print but you can download it from:
The Institute of Psychiatry website

 

Support for Carers

 http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/sites/edu/?id=14

This page offers a Toolkit for carers by Janet Treasure, Pam MacDonald and Ulrike Schmidt.

  • Download Toolkit for carers (this tookit is also available in a number of languages on the site).

 

Audience

Families/caregivers; health care providers, student counsellors, other health professionals.

 

Language(s)

English; the toolkit for carers is available in multiple languages).

 

Author Affiliations

Eating Disorders Research Team at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London and the Eating Disorders Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.