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InsideOut is a leader in effecting change in eating disorder treatment across Australia through advocacy, research and policy development.

'I didn't want a feminine body': Calls for eating disorder services to better support LGBTIQ+ patients

Advocates say the unique needs of the LGBTIQ+ community have been neglected in treatment and diagnoses of eating disorders and body image issues.

19 Feb, 2023

Why eating disorders are misunderstood and mistreated in LGBTQ+ communities

A coalition of experts has vowed to address eating disorders in Australia’s queer community, concerned that a lack of data is leading to poorly targeted treatment.

19 Feb, 2023

Melani grew addicted to the ‘trance’ of binge-eating. Then came the guilt

Melani De Sousa likens binge-eating to being in a trance.

24 Apr, 2022

Eating disorder research finds telehealth can improve treatment for rural and regional youth

A study delivering family-based treatment for anorexia nervosa sufferers via telehealth returns promising results

18 Mar, 2022

Why don’t you just stop?: living with Australia’s most common eating disorder

Research lead Dr Jane Miskovic-Wheatley and PhD researcher Sarah Barakat speak with The Guardian about binge eating disorder (BED) and InsideOut's nationwide survey on the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on people with eating disorder symptoms.

27 Feb, 2022

Covid-19 lockdowns spark surge in eating disorders

Dr Jane Miskovic-Wheatley, the research stream lead at the InsideOut Institute, joined 2SER producer Nalin Mastou to discuss the findings of a national survey.

14 Feb, 2022

Historic $13m National Eating Disorder Centre to be unveiled

The Federal Government has unveiled the $13 million National Eating Disorder Centre, which brings together Australia’s best researchers lead by the University of Sydney’s InsideOut Institute.

24 Jan, 2022

New research: Escalation of eating disorder symptoms reported during first major COVID wave (video)

InsideOut's Dr Jane Miskovic-Wheatley speaks to ABC News about new research revealing an increase in eating disorder symptoms during COVID wave.

24 Jan, 2022

‘Largely invisible’: Lockdowns trigger surge in eating disorders

InsideOut's Research Lead Dr Jane Miskovic-Wheatley speaks to the Sydney Morning Herald about new research into the impact of COVID-19 related lockdown restrictions on people with eating disorders.

23 Jan, 2022

Federal funds for first eating disorder research centre (audio)

Director Associate Professor Sarah Maguire speaks with SBS News about the Federal funding for the establishment of Australia's national eating disorder centre led by InsideOut.

23 Jan, 2022

Shannon beat her deadly condition, she believes others can too with funding boost

InsideOut's lived experience advisor Shannon Calvert and Director Associate Professor Sarah Maguire speak to the Sydney Morning Herald about the $13 million funding for the new national eating disorder research centre.

22 Jan, 2022

National strategy for eating disorders unveiled

Health Minister Greg Hunt unveils a new national approach to eating-disorder prevention, early intervention and treatment in a 10 year strategy developed by the InsideOut Institute.

24 Sep, 2021