As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
COVID-19 and impact on peer review
Clinical Advances in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Related Restricting Eating Disorders (Edited by Prof. Dr. Ivan Eisler, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Schmidt and Prof. Dr. Daniel Le Grange)
Eating Disorders in the time of COVID-19 outbreak - Implications for now and the future (Edited by Profs. Hubert Lacey, Phillipa Hay and Stephen Touyz)
Eating Disorders, Emotions and Mood Disorders (Edited by Profs. Phillipa Hay and Stephen Touyz)
Diabetes and Eating Disorders – a complex co-morbidity (Edited by Prof. Paul Copeland)
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Journal of Eating Disorders is the first open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing leading research in the science and clinical practice of eating disorders. It disseminates research that provides answers to the important issues and key challenges in the field of eating disorders and to facilitate translation of evidence into practice.
Journal prize winners
Journal of Eating Disorders Editors 2020 Prize, for the research paper that was selected on scientific merit from the papers that had the highest citation contribution in the years relevant to the 2019 Journal Impact Factor calculation is awarded to Sahib S. Khalsa for
What happens after treatment? A systematic review of relapse, remission, and recovery in anorexia nervosa
The Journal of Eating Disorders Editors also sponsored the following:
The Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders & Academy of Eating Disorders Virtual International Conference on Eating Disorders poster prize to Caroline West, for Dietary Self-Efficacy in the Presence of Food Buffers the Association between Food Insecurity and Uncontrolled Eating in Low-Income Adolescents
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About the Editors
Phillipa Hay , Editor-in-Chief
Western Sydney University, Australia
Professor Hay is Foundation Chair of Mental Health at Western Sydney University, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at James Cook University, and Senior Consultant in Psychiatry at Campbelltown Hospital. She is a graduate of Otago University, Dunedin NZ, (MBChB, MD) and the University of Oxford, UK (DPhil).
Stephen Touyz , Editor-in-Chief
University of Sydney, Australia
Professor Touyz, PhD, FAED is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Sydney. He is also the Chair of the Executive Committee of the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders. He has been the professor responsible for the clinical psychology postgraduate training programme at the University of Sydney since 1996.
Annual Journal Metrics
58 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
54 days to first decision for all manuscripts
132 days from submission to acceptance
28 days from acceptance to publication
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