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Professor Glenn Waller

Professor Glenn Waller from the University of Sheffield is a Chartered Psychologist and an expert in eating disorders.


His research interests include the thought processes behind the conditions and ways to treat them. During his academic career, he’s published well over 200 articles as well as two books and eight book chapters.

A Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders, he’s also been their President (2014-15) and a founder member of the Eating Disorders Research Society.


He is Associate Editor for the International Journal of Eating Disorders and sits on the Editorial Boards of a number of other publications.

Your Questions Answered…

 

Spend some time with Professor Glenn Waller, as he passes on his knowledge of eating disorders.

In a series of film clips below, he shares his expertise on the symptoms and treatments of eating disorders - in particular, bulimia.

Scroll down to see the full list of topics he covers.                                                                                    

Where the questions are also answered by another of our experts, you’ll see their picture. Click on it to visit their page.

 

General

 

 

Bulimia

 

 

Finally

 

 

  General

What is an eating disorder?

 

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Who is at risk of an eating disorder?

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What help is available?

 

How would I know if someone had an eating disorder?

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Who is most commonly diagnosed with an eating disorder?

 

What are the main types?

 

 

 

 

 

 

How is an eating disorder normally treated?

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  Bulimia

What are the main symptoms?

 

How is it commonly treated?

 

What is the prognosis … can bulimia be cured?

 

 

Who does it most commonly affect?

 

What are the challenges of treating bulimia?

How long does recovery from bulimia take?

 

What are the physical dangers?

 

What can friends and family do?

 

  Finally

If you could have anything to help your work, what would it be?

 

If there was one thing you could say to someone with an eating disorder, what would it be?

 

If there was one thing you could say to friends and family of someone with an eating disorder, what would it be?

 

 

 
 
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