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Call for papers: Eating Disorders, Emotions and Mood Disorders

New Content ItemCentral to an eating disorder are people’s emotions and emotional responses to eating, food and body, and high rates of anxiety and mood disorders are known. However, diagnostic conceptualisations and treatment may often focus on behaviours and  cognitions  to the neglect of mood states and concurrent illness. We call for papers for this Special Issue that further understanding of the relationships between mood states or specific disorders and the aetiology, assessment, diagnosis, management or outcomes for people with eating disorders. Papers that explore novel approaches to the management of emotion dysregulation as well as specific mood disorders as experienced by those with eating disorders will be particularly encouraged.

Edited by: Prof Phillipa Hay and Prof Stephen Touyz
Submission deadline: 1 November 2019


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Thematic series

Nutritional rehabilitation/ refeeding in people with anorexia nervosa (Edited by Prof. Daniel Le Grange)

Diabetes and Eating Disorders – a complex co-morbidity (Edited by Prof. Paul Copeland)

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Aims and scope

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 2018/9 annual prize, for the best research paper published in the journal is awarded to Emma Forsén Mantilla for 
Self-image and 12-month outcome in females with eating disorders: extending previous findings

The Journal of Eating Disorders Editors also sponsored the following:

The Eating Disorders Research Society annual scientific meeting poster prize to Daniel Le Grange, for Effect of Family-Based Treatment for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa on Psychiatric Comorbidity

The Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders annual scientific meeting poster prize to Nasim Foroughi, for Neural Response to Low Energy Food Images in Anorexia Nervosa

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