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Dr Weston Talks with Eva Musby: A Parent’s Story of Supporting a Child with an Eating Disorder

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks with Eva Musby, author of ‘Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders: How to Help Your Child Eat Well and Be Well’, about her experiences and the role that parents need to play in the treatment and recovery of young people with eating disorders. Eva brings an important message of hope to all parents going through this challenging experience.

Eating Disorders: FAQs with Dr Sophie Nesbitt

Eating disorders expert Dr Sophie Nesbitt chats to Dr Weston in this recorded webinar. This in depth discussion will debunk myths about eating disorders, explores common dos and don’ts when it comes to managing children’s relationship with food, and aims to help parents feel more supported and knowledgeable moving forward.

Researcher of the Month: Nora Trompeter Discusses Eating Disorders and Mental Health Literacy

Our researcher of the month, Nora Trompeter, talks to Dr Weston about her recent paper, which examines the differences in eating disorder symptoms between teens who are in treatment and teens who are not. Along with her findings, they discuss the importance of mental health literacy, the wide-ranging impact of poor body image and the differences in motivations for disordered eating behaviours between boys and girls.

Dr Weston Talks with Professor Tracey Wade: Perfectionism, Social Media and Eating Disorders

In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Professor Tracey Wade about the impact of perfectionism on young people. They discuss the potential negative impact of social media on young people’s body confidence and eating habits as well as exploring the warning signs of eating disorders. Professor Wade shares advice on how parents can help to educate children about body image and healthy eating habits.