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Transgenerational trauma in eating disorders

  • Are you 18 years or older?
  • Have you received a formal diagnosis of an eating disorder?
  • Are you aware of any transgenerational trauma in your family?

Jennifer Barry is Trainee Clinical Psychologist in Trinity College Dublin, conducting a qualitative study exploring transgenerational trauma amongst individuals who have been diagnosed with an eating disorder and who have engaged in purging behaviours.

She is interested in speaking with people who have received a diagnosis of an eating disorder and who are aware of any family history of trauma going back at least two generations.

If you would like to know more about this study or if you would like to volunteer as a participant in this study, please contact Jennifer at the e-mail address provided below.

Jennifer Barry
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
The School of Psychology
Trinity College Dublin,
College Green,
Dublin 2
Tel: 01 896 3915