Study – The Role of Online Group Identity in Eating Disorder Recovery

January 8, 2018
**Update March 14th 2018 – Study now closed**

What is this study about?

This research project is looking into how people use different online eating disorder related support groups and their thoughts and feelings towards these groups. The project entails filling in an online questionnaire. The link to the survey is completely anonymous and the survey will take approximately 15 minutes

Who can take part?

This study is for people who are aged 18 or older.

What questions will be asked in the questionnaire?

The survey will ask about your health and eating habits, your eating disorder symptoms and your
general well-being. It will also ask about your attitudes towards different online eating disorder
support groups as well as your usage of these groups.

Questionnaire link: https://ntupsychology.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1HMmfX0TyBES9q5

Contact Details: Researcher, Erika Clark, final year undergraduate Psychology student at Nottingham Trent University. N0626431@my.ntu.ac.uk

Ethics:

The research project has undergone full scrutiny by the Nottingham Trent University ethics committee and meets all of the ethical requirements stipulated by the university and the British Psychological Society.

Study information sheet: Available here.

Advisory note

Some people who have had personal experience of an eating disorder can find participating in research to be a triggering experience. If you feel this applies to you, please ensure that you read the participant information sheet carefully and contact Erika (erika.clark2015@my.ntu.ac.uk) with any questions you might have about the study before deciding to participate. You could also, if you wish, discuss your participation with someone you trust before deciding whether to take part.