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The Centre for Eating Disorders at the University of Michigan Survey

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The Centre for Eating Disorders at the University of Michigan is conducting a study examining the experience of medical care from the perspectives of individuals with eating disorders and their caregivers.  

"The purpose of this study is to examine the experiences of individuals with eating disorders (EDs) and that of their family and/or caregivers during medical healthcare encounters.  The survey is completely anonymous and the investigators will not have access to any personal health information beyond what you share during the survey.  There are minimal to no risks associated with completing this survey.  There are no direct benefits for participation in this study.  There is potential for indirect benefit to individuals with EDs as the study findings may be used to inform educational interventions for healthcare providers aimed at improving experiences for both patients and providers.  Participating in this study is completely voluntary. By completing the survey you are giving consent for this information to be used in a research study."

This survey is for individuals who:

  1. Have received (patient/client) or witnessed (caregiver) medical healthcare for any reason during the course on an eating disorder
  2. Have had this experience within the past 5 years
  3. Is 18 years or older

If you are interested in participating please click on this link: Healthcare Experiences Survey.

Please send questions to:  
Suzanne Dooley-Hash, MD, FAED, Medical Director
The Center for Eating Disorders
University of Michigan School of Public Health
Ann Arbor, Michigan
sldh@umich.edu