Clinical Evaluation of Wandi Nerida (2021-2024) (Phillipa Hay, Deb Mitchison, Kathy Tannous, Janet Conti, Lucie Ramjan, Sinead Day, Rebekah Rankin)
This project is a partnership with the Butterfly Foundation and will evaluate the outcomes of Australia's first residential eating disorder program, Wandi Nerida. The evaluation is multidimensional and will focus not only on clinical and health economic outcomes, but on the experiences of clients, clinicians and family.
Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) and Behavioural Weight Loss (BWL) for Obesity (Evelyn Smith)
Randomized controlled trial comparing CRT to BWL in individuals with obesity.
EMPOWER (Lucie Ramjan)
A mEntor-Mentee Program fOr young people With Eating disoRders.
EveryBODY Study (Deb Mitchison, Phillipa Hay)
Funded by NHMRC and Ainsworth. Longitudinal investigation of risk factors and burden of eating disorders and associated body image disorders in 5000 Australian adolescents.
fMRI Study (Nasim Foroughi, Phillipa Hay)
Emotions and food study utilising fMRI.
HAPIFED (Phillipa Hay, Haider Mannan, Nasim Foroughi, Milan Piya)
- Funded by Ainsworth MRIF, $45,000
When the honeymoon is over: Investigating moderators and mediators of outcomes in an open trial of a novel psycho-behavioural treatment for relapse prevention and maintenance of weight loss.
Schema Therapy for Eating Disorders (Evelyn Smith)
A group intervention trial.
Schema Therapy for Obesity (Evelyn Smith)
An individual intervention trial.
Obesity and Eating Disorders Comorbidity in the Penrith Area (Evelyn Smith)
Investigation of eating disorders, obesity and trauma in 5000 adults living in Penrith.
The role of parental knowledge, market influences and use of ready-to-use squeezable complementary food pouches on dietary patterns and feeding behaviours in young children 0- 5 years (Catharine Fleming)
This is part of an overall research program that aims to reduce the early development of diet-related chronic disease through early foundation feeding interventions of knowledge, policy and practice in Australia. Specifically focusing on the investigation into the role of parental knowledge, influences and use of ready-to-use of squeezable complementary food pouches as a feeding option in young children.
TrEAT Study (Deb Mitchison, Phillipa Hay, Gabriella Heruc)
Ongoing clinical registry of clients attending eating disorder treatment clinics in Sydney and Perth. Aims are to facilitate research, evaluate government initiatives (e.g., MBS items), and provide quality assurance for the clinics.
Trauma and Obesity/Eating Disorders (Evelyn Smith)
Investigation of a broad range of traumatic experiences among people with eating disorders.
WEHL (Phillipa Hay, Nasim Foroughi)
A longitudinal investigation of women’s eating and health literacy.
Women’s experiences of eating disorders in the perinatal period (Rakime Elmir, Phillipa Hay)
Top Recent Publications
M Bray, G Heruc, S Byrne, ORL Wright (2023). Collaborative dietetic and psychological care in Interprofessional Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for adults with Anorexia Nervosa: a novel treatment approach. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders 11 (1), 1-6.
Clague, C. A., Prnjak, K., & Mitchison, D. (2023). “I don't want them to judge me”: Separating out the role of fear of negative evaluation, neuroticism, and low self-esteem in eating disorders. (opens in a new window) Eating Behaviors, 49, 101708.
Dahill, L. M., Hay, P., Morrison, N. M. V., Touyz, S., Mitchison, D., Bussey, K., & Mannan, H. (2023). Associations between parents' body weight/shape comments and disordered eating amongst adolescents over time—A longitudinal study. (opens in a new window) Nutrients, 15(6), 1419.
Dahill LM, Morrison NMV, Touyz S, Mitchison D, Bussey K, Mannan H, Hay P. An exploration of how adolescents experience and reason their parents' comments on their weight, shape, and eating. (opens in a new window) J Adolesc. 2023 Jul 18.
Mekanna AN, Panchal SK, Li L, Beyond lockdowns: a systematic review of the impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns on dietary pattern, physical activity, body weight, and food security, (opens in a new window) Nutrition Reviews, Volume 81, Issue 7, July 2023, Pages 790–803.
Nasim Foroughi, Phillipa Hay, Haider Mannan. Community women’s lifestyle and eating disorders in the era of COVID-19 pandemic: a 15-year follow-up study. (opens in a new window) Nutrients 2023, 15(7), 1676.
Hay, P., Rankin, R., Ramjan, L., Conti, J. (2023). Current approaches in the recognition and management of eating disorders. (opens in a new window) Medical Journal of Australia, 219(3), 127-134.
Patterson-Norrie, T., Ramjan, L., Sousa, M.S., George, A. (2023). Oral health and individuals with a lived experience of an eating disorder: a qualitative study. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders, 11:121.
Rankin, R., Conti, J., Ramjan, L. & Hay, P. (2023). A systematic review of people’s lived experiences of inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa: Living in a bubble. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders, 11, 95.
Rankin, R., Conti, J., Touyz, S., Arcelus, J., Meyer, C., & Hay, P. (2023). Dancing with change: a qualitative exploration of in-session motivation to change in the treatment of anorexia nervosa. (opens in a new window) Australian Psychologist, 58(2), 119-130.
Sakthivel SJ, Hay P, Mannan H. A Scoping Review on the Association between Night Eating Syndrome and Physical Health, Health-Related Quality of Life, Sleep and Weight Status in Adults. (opens in a new window) Nutrients. 2023; 15(12):2791.
Conti, J. Heywood, L. Hay, P. Makaju Shrestha, R. & Perich, T. (2022) Paper 2: A Systematic Review of Narrative Therapy Treatment Outcomes for Eating Disorders: Late to the research arm of evidence-based practice. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders, 10, 138.
Dahill, L. M., Morrison, N. M. V., Mannan, H., Mitchison, D., Touyz, S., Bussey, K., Trompeter, N., & Hay, P. (2022). Exploring associations between positive and negative valanced parental comments about adolescents' bodies and eating and eating problems: A community study. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders, 10(1), 43.
Nasim Foroughi, Laura Douglass, Caroline A Smith, Phillipa Hay. Young adult’s mental health literacy in relation to depression and their attitudes towards complementary medicine practices. (opens in a new window) Published in the journal of OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine 2022, Volume 7, Issue 4.
A Hamilton, D Mitchison, C Basten, S Byrne, M Goldstein, P Hay, G Heruc, et al. (2022). Understanding treatment delay: perceived barriers preventing treatment-seeking for eating disorders. (opens in a new window) Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 56 (3), 248-259
Heywood, L., Conti, J. & Hay, P. (2022) Paper 1: A Systematic Synthesis of Narrative Therapy Treatment Components for Eating Disorders. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders, 10:137.
Mital R, Hay P, Conti J and Mannan H (2022). “Associations between therapy experiences and perceived helpfulness of treatment for people with eating disorders”. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders 10:80.
Patterson-Norrie, T., Ramjan, L., Sousa, M.S., George, A. (2022). Dieticians’ experiences of providing oral health promotion to clients with an eating disorder: A qualitative study. (opens in a new window) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19, 14193.
Prnjak, K., Jukic, I., Mitchison, D., Griffiths, S., & Hay, P. (2022). Body image as a multidimensional concept: A systematic review of body image facets in eating disorders and muscle dysmorphia. (opens in a new window) Body Image, 42, 347-360.
AF Ralph, L Brennan, S Byrne, B Caldwell, J Farmer, LM Hart, GA Heruc, S Maguire, MK Piya, J Quin, SK Trobe, A Wallis, A J Williams-Tchen, P Hay. (2022). Management of eating disorders for people with higher weight: clinical practice guideline. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders 10 (1), 1-42.
Santana DD, *Mannan H, *Mitchison D, Griffiths S, Appolinario JC, da Veiga GV, Touyz S, Hay P (2022). “Twenty-year associations between disordered eating behaviors and sociodemographic features in a multiple cross-sectional sample”. (opens in a new window) Psychological Medicine 1-10.
Trompeter, N., Bussey, K., Forbes, M., Hay, P., Goldstein, M., Thornton, C., Basten, C., Heruc, G., Roberts, M., Byrne, S., Griffiths, S., Lonergan, A., and Mitchison, D. (2022). Emotion dysregulation and eating disorder symptoms: Examining distinct associations and interactions in adolescents. (opens in a new window) Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology.
Aouad P, Hay P, Foroughi N, Cosh SM, Mannan H (2021). Associations between Defence-Style, Eating Disorder Symptoms, and Quality of Life in Community Sample of Women: A Longitudinal Exploratory Study. (opens in a new window) Frontiers in Psychology.
Babbott, K.M., Mitchison, D., Basten, C., Thornton, C., Hay, P., Byrne, S., Goldstein, M., Heruc, G., van der Werf, B., Consedine, N., Roberts, M. (2021). Intuitive Eating Scale 2: psychometric properties and clinical norms among individuals seeking treatment for an eating disorder in private practice. (opens in a new window) Eating and Weight Disorders.
Chandra S, Calvert F, Sui Z, & Raman J. (2021). Perceived barriers and enablers to healthy eating and physical activity in endoscopic bariatric patients: A qualitative study. (opens in a new window) Eating and Weight Disorders. Accepted Sept 2021.
Dahill, L.; Mitchison, D.; Morrison, N.; Touyz, S.; Bussey, K.; Trompeter, N.; Lonergan, A.; Hay, P. Prevalence of parental comments on weight/shape/eating amongst sons and daughters in an adolescent sample. (opens in a new window) Nutrients 2021, 13, 158.
Dahill, L.M., Touyz, S., Morrison, N.M.V., Hay, P. Parental appearance teasing in adolescence and associations with eating problems: a systematic review. (opens in a new window) BMC Public Health 21, 450 (2021).
Dale E, Conigrave KM, Kelly PJ, Ivers R, Clapham K, & Lee K (2021). A Delphi yarn: applying Indigenous knowledges to enhance the cultural utility of SMART Recovery Australia. (opens in a new window) Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 16(1), 1-15. This is the first study to combine an Indigenous research method with the Delphi technique to explore the cultural utility of mutual support group programmes for Indigenous Australians.
Fleming, C., Murphy-Alford, A., Cohen, J., Fleming, M., Wakefield, C., & Naumann, F. (2021). Poor diet quality and adverse eating behaviours in young survivors of childhood cancer. (opens in a new window) Pediatric Blood and Cancer.
Foroughi N, Donnelly B... Hay P. (2021). Neural Response to High and Low Energy Food Images in Anorexia Nervosa. (opens in a new window) Journal of OBM Neurobiology, 5(3).
Hamilton A, Mitchison, D., Basten, C., Byrne, S., Goldstein, M., Hay, P., Heruc, G., Thornton, C., & Touyz, S. (2021) . Understanding treatment delay: Perceived barriers preventing treatment-seeking for eating disorders. (opens in a new window) Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 1-12.
Hay P, Mitchison D. (2021). Urbanisation and eating disorders: A scoping review of studies from 2019-2020. (opens in a new window) Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 1;34(3):287-92.
Mitchison, D., Mond, J., Griffiths, S., Hay, P., et al. (2021). Prevalence of muscle dysmorphia in adolescents: findings from the EveryBODY study. (opens in a new window) Psychological Medicine, 1-8. 8.
Piya, M.K.; Chimoriya, R.; Yu, W.; Grudzinskas, K.; Myint, K.P.; Skelsey, K.; Kormas, N.; Hay, P. (2021). Improvement in Eating Disorder Risk and Psychological Health in People with Class 3 Obesity: Effects of a Multidisciplinary Weight Management Program. (opens in a new window) Nutrients, 13, 1425.
Prnjak, K., Hay, P., Mond, J., Bussey, K., Trompeter, N., Lonergan, A., & Mitchison, D. (2021). The distinct role of body image aspects in predicting eating disorder onset in adolescents after one year. (opens in a new window) Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 130(3), 236–247.
Santomauro, D. F., Melen, S., Mitchison, D., Vos, T., Whiteford, H., & Ferrari, A. J. (2021). The hidden burden of eating disorders: an extension of estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. (opens in a new window) The Lancet Psychiatry, 8(4), 320-328.
Burt A, Mannan H, Hay P (2020). Prevalence of DSM-5 diagnostic threshold eating disorders and features amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (First Australians). (opens in a new window) BMC Psychiatry, 20-449.
Hay P, Ghabrial B, Mannan H, Conti J, Gonzalez-Chica D, Stocks N, Heriseanu A and Touyz S (2020). General practitioner and mental health care use in a community sample of people with Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and other Eating Disorders. (opens in a new window) International Journal of Eating Disorders, 53(1): 61-68.
Heruc, G., Hurst, K., Casey, A., Fleming, K., Freeman, J., Fursland, A., ... & Wade, T. (2020). ANZAED eating disorder treatment principles and general clinical practice and training standards. (opens in a new window) Journal of eating disorders, 8(1), 1-9.
Heruc, G., Hart, S., Stiles, G., Fleming, K., Casey, A., Sutherland, F., ... & Hurst, K. (2020). ANZAED practice and training standards for dietitians providing eating disorder treatment. (opens in a new window) Journal of eating disorders, 8(1), 1-9.
Holtzhausen N, Mannan H, Hay P (2020). Effects associated with the use of healthcare for eating disorders by women in the community: A longitudinal cohort study. (opens in a new window) BMJ Open 10: e033986.
Hurst, K., Heruc, G., Thornton, C., Freeman, J., Fursland, A., Knight, R., ... & Wade, T. (2020). ANZAED practice and training standards for mental health professionals providing eating disorder treatment. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders, 8(1), 1-10.
McLean, S.A., Hurst, K., Smith, H., Shelton, B., Freeman, J., Goldstein, M., Jeffrey, S., & Heruc, G. (2020). Credentialing for eating disorder clinicians: A pathway for implementation of clinical practice standards. (opens in a new window) Journal of Eating Disorders, 8(62).
Patterson-Norrie, T., Ramjan, L., Sousa, M.S. et al. (2020). Eating disorders and oral health: a scoping review on the role of dietitians. (opens in a new window) J Eat Disord 8, 49.
Ussher, J. M., & Perz, J. (2020). “I feel fat and ugly and hate myself”: Self-objectification through negative constructions of premenstrual embodiment. (opens in a new window) Feminism & Psychology, 30(2), 185-205.