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The project: What is it like for a recovered anorexic mother to care for their anorexic daughter?

Project lead: Charlotte Bradley

Project supervisor: Daphne Josselin at City University (contact Daphne.Josselin.2@city.ac.uk for more information)

Summary of research: 

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study exploring what it is like for a recovered anorexic mother to care for their anorexic daughter, with the aim of bettering our understanding of the support needed.

Participants needed: We’re looking for participants for this research project who are the mothers of a daughter with anorexia nervosa, who have also suffered with anorexia nervosa in the past

Participants must be UK based, English speaking, aged 31 and above, and in full recovery. 

The participant’s daughter must have received a diagnosis between the ages of 15-25, and have been in recovery for a minimum of 6 months, and a maximum of 6 years.

Participation includes: Your participation would involve a short screening call, and a one-to-one interview lasting approximately 60 to 90 minutes. All the information collected will be made anonymous and kept confidential.

For more information or to volunteer for this study, please contact Charlotte Bradley or download the research flyer.


The research is supervised by Dr Daphne Josselin [mail to:Daphne.Josselin@city.ac.uk]


This study has been reviewed by, and received ethics clearance through the City, University of London Psychology Research Ethics Committee.


If you would like to complain about any aspect of the study, please contact the Secretary to the Senate Research Ethics Committee on 020 7040 3040 or via email: j.montgomery@city.ac.uk 


City, University of London is the data controller for the personal data collected for this research project. If you have any data protection concerns about this research project, please contact City’s Information Compliance Team at dataprotection@city.ac.uk

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