Eating Disorders Program

Executive Function Study

ANDREA GOLDSCHMIDT, PHD

 The purpose of this study is to learn more about thought processes and taste preferences in overweight children and normal-weight children. For more information about this study, please go to: https://psychiatry.uchicago.edu/page/executive-function-overweight-children

Eating Behaviors Study

andrea goldschmidt, Phd

The purpose of this study is to learn more about overweight children's daily mood and eating behavior. For more information about this study, please go to:  https://psychiatry.uchicago.edu/page/eating-behavior-overweight-children  

Family-Based treatment without borders

Kristen Anderson, LCSW and Daniel Le Grange, PhD

The University of Chicago Eating Disorders clinic was recently awarded a NEDA grant for a study entitled, “Family-Based Treatment Without Borders.” This study aims to address families’ need for evidence-based treatment for adolescent anorexia in remote, and rural parts of the U.S. by assessing feasibility of conducting FBT via telemedicine. Recruitment is beginning Spring 2014: https://psychiatry.uchicago.edu/page/family-based-treatment-without-borders

Treatment of Bulimic Adolescents Study

Daniel Le Grange PhD

The purpose of this study is to attempt to identify an outpatient psychological treatment that is effective for adolescents with BN. For more information about this study, please go to: http://psychiatry.uchicago.edu/page/treatment-bulimic-adolescents         

Help Us Improve the Maudsley Approach for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa

Daniel Le Grange PhD

The University of Chicago is conducting a research study to further develop outpatient psychological treatments for adolescents suffering from anorexia nervosa. For more information about this study please go to: http://psychiatry.uchicago.edu/page/help-us-improve-maudsley-approach-adolescent-anorexia-nervosa