Developing an occupational therapy assessment for eating disorders

Posted 27/11/2019

Synopsis

This research project aims to create an occupational therapy initial assessment specifically for eating disorders by gathering information from anonymous questionnaires. The results of the questionnaires will guide the creation of the assessment.

Author: Áine Loi
Affiliation: MSc student in Eating Disorders & Clinical Nutrition, UCL
Email: rmhaebr@ucl.ac.uk

What is the purpose of the research?

To create an occupational therapy initial assessment specifically for eating disorders. It is hoped that the assessment created from the research project could be used to guide the focus of occupational therapy interventions for clients with eating disorders.

Who can take part?

Adults age 18+ with a diagnosis of an eating disorder by a medical professional (self-declared by participant). 

What does the study involve?

The study involves participants’ completing an anonymous online questionnaire. Topics covered in the questionnaire relate to activities of daily living, including self-care, productivity and leisure. No personal data will be collected. 

How can someone take part?

 You can access the anonymous online questionnaire here.

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