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Clinical Trial Participants Needed

Why participate in a clinical trial or research study? A couple of reasons – first, you might get treatment costs covered, or at a greatly reduced price. Second, you can contribute the body of knowledge about eating disorders and be part of the future success in helping men and women heal.

Here are two you may be interested in:

Treatment study for adolescent overweight/obesity: The Mount Sinai Eating and Weight Disorders Program is offering a research study of an investigational intervention (Protocol #07-0216, IRB approved through 8/31/10, PI: Katharine Loeb, Ph.D.) for adolescents who are overweight or obese. There is no cost to participants. If your child is 13-17 years old and is medically stable, s/he may be eligible to participate. For more information, please contact the study coordinator at 212-659-8724.

Participants Needed for Online Research Study on Women with a History of Anorexia Nervosa

I am a clinical psychology doctoral candidate at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA. My research study examines various aspects of internal and external control as they relate to eating attitudes and recovery. I am currently recruiting participants who have recovered from anorexia as well as those who remain symptomatic. If you are a woman between the ages of 18-45, who was initially diagnosed with anorexia nervosa between the ages of 13-25, I invite you to participate in my online study. The Institutional Review Board at Fielding Graduate University has approved my research; your participation is voluntary and anonymous. The study will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

For more information, please call Summer at 415-302-5486 or email her at