Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (EDHIT) Research Conference

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Date: 13 November 2017
Venue: Room 2D17 (Psychology Senior Common Room), Priory Road Complex, University of Bristol, Priory Road, BS8 1TU
Time: 09.30 - 13:15

The Eating Disorders Health Integration Team (HIT) is a team of people with lived experience of eating disorders, psychologists, academics, commissioners, care and support providers and other experts, working together to improve the lives of people with eating disorders in Bristol. They are focused on improving care and quality of life for people with eating disorders. Join us for our research event at the University of Bristol.


9.30-9.55 Arrival for research conference (tea and coffee available)

9.55-10.00 Welcome

10.00-10.25 Research into creative workshops for eating difficulties

Annie Zimmerman, Laura Colebrooke and Sabrina Shirazi, Brigstow Institute, University of Bristol

10.25-10.50 How can we improve primary care for children and young people with eating disorders?

Helen Malson (UWE), Hugh Herzig (AWP, STEPS), Irmgard Tischner (Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen) and Catherine Phillips (UWE)

10.50-11.00 Break

11.00-11.25 Bridging the gaps – Transitions in care pathways from CAMHS to adult services for young people living with an eating disorder

Sanni Norweg (AWP, STEPS)

11.25-11.50 Developing and evaluating a school-based programme for challenging gender norms among young people

Emma Halliwell, Helen Malson and Catherine Philips (all UWE)

11.50-12.15 Evaluating the feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of a school-based body image programme for adolescent girls

Emma Halliwell, Phillippa Dietricht and Hannah Jarman (all UWE)

12.15-13.15 Lunch and networking

Cost: Free to attend
Contact: Helen Malson

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