The service is interested in undertaking clinically relevant research. Some of the projects that the service is currently involved with are as follows:
- 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.
- Randomised control study comparing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT BNm) for the treatment of bulimia nervosa.
- The use of an intervention (MOPED) targeting motivation and psycho education following assessment which would ultimately aim at improving patient outcome.
- Understating the views of the South-Asian community regarding eating disorders.
- Body image, and eating disorders in individuals with Gender Dysphoria.