Program 2024

“Searching for evidence”


When What Details
15.30-16.30 NEDS General Assembly
16.00-17.00 Registration
17.00-18.00 Opening at Vartov Professor Nadia Micali
Chair: Ulla Moslet
19.00 City Hall reception with traditional City Hall pancakes


When What Details
08–09.30 Registration and refreshments
09.30–10 Opening NEDS chair Rasmus Isomaa and DSS chair Ulla Moslet
10.00-11.00 Keynote Professor Ulrike Schmidt: The Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa (MANTRA): Underpinning evidence, efficacy and emerging adaptations
Chair: Rasmus Isomaa
11.15-12.30 Thematic Seminar TS1: Treating ED during pregnancy and the early stages of maternity.

TS2: Long-term outcome in eating disorders

TS3: Having a family member with an Eating Disorder
12.30-13.45 Lunch
13.45-15.00 Short Paper Presentations

SPP1: Perspectives on eating disorders

Chair: Heida Gudmundsdottir

  • A1 – How do your genes feel? Subjective experiences of anorexia nervosa patients with high vs low polygenic risk for anorexia nervosa.
    David ClintonAbstract
  • A2 – Viewing Your Body from the Inside and Out Body Image, BMI, ideal body size, and interoceptive awareness in women.
    Lise Gulli BrokjøbAbstract
  • A3 – Participants' reflections on Temperament Based Therapy with support for eating disorders.
    Katarina LindstedtAbstract
  • A4 – Temperament Based Therapy with Support (TBT-S) Acceptability, treatment satisfaction and short-term outcomes of a 5-day treatment for anorexia nervosa.
    Katarina LindstedtAbstract

SPP2: Somatic complications

Chair: DSS

  • B1 – Remarkably elevated risk of venous and arterial thromboembolism in anorexia nervosa.
    Jeanie EgedalAbstract
  • B2 – Eating Disorders among People with and without Type 1 Diabetes in Finland Incidence and Treatment.
    Leon HirveläAbstract
  • B3 – Characterising the Course of Binge Eating (BE) Behavior 10 Years Following Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MBS).
    Deborah Lynn ReasAbstract
  • B4 – Dual Perspectives – contemplations from adolescents and clinicians in the implementation of a systematic screening for disordered eating in Type 1 Diabetes.
    Loa ClausenAbstract

SPP3: Treatment and prevention

Chair: DSS

  • C1 – The neglected diagnosis: Binge Eating Disorder
    Marit Nilsen AlbertsenAbstract
  • C2 – Addressing binge eating in people with type 2 diabetes: Co-creating and feasibility testing dialogue tools using a design thinking approach.
    Pil LindgreenAbstract
  • C3 – Expectations of a new eating disorder treatment and its delivery: Perspectives of patients and new therapists.
    Therese Fostervold MathisenAbstract
  • C4 – The “Young Athlete Body Project” — A pilot study evaluating the acceptability of and results from an eating disorder prevention program for adolescent athletes.
    Christine Sundgot-BorgenAbstract

SPP4: Screening and early intervention

Chair: DSS

  • D1 – Validation of the Eating Pathology Symptoms Inventory (EPSI) in Swedish adolescents.
    Rasmus IsomaaAbstract
  • D2 – Exploring Disordered Eating in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: Insights from DEPS-R Screening.
    Caroline AbildAbstract
  • D3 – Mealtime Chatter Matters: Co-designing and evaluating a preventive intervention in Community Child Health Services.
    Lyza NortonAbstract
15.00-15.45 Coffee/ networking/ NIGs meeting
15.45-17.00 Workshops WS1: Families in the cross-fire: How is family life affected and what do families need to survive FBT?

WS2: The remembering body

WS3: Co-production in eating disorders

WS4: Target weight and weight monitoring. Helpful or harmful?
18.30-19.30 Reception: Poster session and drinks
  1. Social communication and restricted, repetitive behavior as assessed with a diagnostic tool for autism (ADOS-2) in women with anorexia nervosa
  2. Maternal sex-hormone exposure and the risk of eating disorders in daughters
  3. Time Trends in the Healthcare-Detected Incidence and Prevalence of Eating Disorders in Norway across the COVID-19 Pandemic (2010-2023)
  4. Comparing enhanced cognitive-behavior therapy and family-based treatment for adolescents with an eating disorder: a non-inferiority randomized controlled trial. A study protocol
  5. Associations of broad eating disorder symptoms with later alcohol problems in Finnish adult twins: A nationwide 10-year follow-up
  6. Exploring Experiences of FBT through Parent, Patient, and Healthcare Professional Perspectives
  7. The interplay between inflammatory biomarkers, history of childhood maltreatment and psychopathology: a cluster analysis in patients with eating disorders
  8. Understanding Paths to Anorexia Nervosa Recovery: A Focus Group Study Exploring Experiences of Recovery from Anorexia Nervosa
  9. Cornerstone – a foundation for better treatment of binge eating disorder in Norway
  10. Prevention of eating disorders among young women with psychiatric illness. Testing the efficacy of the Body Project
  11. Disordered eating and service contact in the Mental Health of Children and Young People 2017 survey
  12. When substance use disorder and eating disorder intersect: an integrated care tool
  13. Prevalence and Coping Strategies of Food Insecure University Students in Iceland
  14. Childhood maltreatment and eating disorders in young adults: personality functioning mediation moderated by epistemic mistrust
  15. Psychological differences in food addiction, binge eating in nonclinical population
  16. Prenatal and perinatal factors and childhood disordered eating
  17. The Role of external eating as a mediator between negative affectivity and food craving in women with overweight or obesity, and recurrent binge eating
  18. Chilean validation of the 'Binge Eating Disorder Screener' (BEDS) in adults with overweight or obesity
  19. Mentalisation Based Virtual Intensive Eating Disorders Service Pilot, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
19.30 Gala dinner


When What Details
09.00–10.00 Keynote Professor Glenn Waller: Exposure therapy for eating disorders (and why clinicians do not do enough of it)
Chair: Gry Kjærsdam Telléus
10.00-10.15 Greetings from the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED) Gry Kjærsdam Telléus
10.15-10.35 Coffee
10.35-11.50 Workshops WS5: Avoiding Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) in children and youth

WS6: Family treatment in eating disorders when FBT is not enough

WS7: Enhanced Cross-Sectoral Efforts for Prevention of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents (STIME)
11.50-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.15 Thematic Seminars & Workshop TS4: Eating disorders and Autism.

TS5: Challenges in treatment of children and adolescents with ED

WS8: Family-based treatment in the Nordic countries
14.45-15.45 Keynote Professor Eric van Furth: "The need for e-health"
Chair: Inger Becker
15.45-16.15 Closing remarks Speakers: Chair NEDS, Chair DSS, Chair SEDS