Current projects

The service is interested in undertaking clinically relevant research. Some of the projects that the service is currently involved with are as follows:

  1. Randomised control study comparing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) against a modified version of CBT. This project has been running for 4 years. The project is being undertaken in collaboration with Sydney University and colleagues in New York. It is expected that the project to end in 2016.
  2. Randomised control study comparing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT BNm) for the treatment of bulimia nervosa.
  3. The use of an intervention (MOPED) targeting motivation and psycho education following assessment which would ultimately aim at improving patient outcome.
  4. Understating the views of the South-Asian community regarding eating disorders.
  5. Body image, and eating disorders in individuals with Gender Dysphoria.