If you are thinking about doing a school or college assignment based around eating disorders, the first thing you should do is read our section about eating disorders to get a better understanding of the issues in general.
If you are looking for statistics to do with eating disorders, go here.
It is usually a good idea to pick a particular aspect of eating disorders to explore – eating disorders are complex issues and you may not be able to cover every aspect in one project.
If you are interested in conducting a survey in your school, college or local area, here are some ideas for questions that you could ask:
You should be aware that, as with all mental health conditions, there is a certain stigma around eating disorders, so you may find that some people may not wish to disclose their own personal experience of eating disorders in a survey.
If you are conducting more in-depth or long-term research in the area of eating disorders, please see our research section.
If you are making a presentation for your project, or you would like to set up an information stand in your school or college, you can get posters, information sheets and other materials by contacting our head office.
If you need to record an interview with a Bodywhys staff member, please contact the Communications Officer. Please be aware that we get a huge number of requests for assistance with student projects and that, while we will do our best to accommodate all requests, our capacity to do so is somewhat limited.