Eating Disorders Project

Researching into the Trends and Issues in Eating Disorders in the Community

Problems of eating disorders have been increasing worldwide in the past decades.  These problems affect people of all ages and gender in various cultures and communities. For example, the problems of anorexia, bulimia and obesity have become prevalent around the globe.


These disorders comes with it social, psychological and physical problems.  Problems of obesity come with various complications including long term/chronic disorders with their various co-morbidity matters.


There have been needs to investigate these problems and find ways to develop and implement guidelines for dealing with these issues.  To this end the International Association of Health Care Professionals (IAHCP) Eating Disorders Project Group looks into the issues of eating disorders and investigates the best ways to deal with the various problems.  The Group are also developing the guidelines on managing eating Disorders in the Community.



The Project Group Members


  1. Dr Andrew Fairlop

Dr Fairlop is a medical researcher who specialises in the treatment of eating disorders in the Community.  For information about the work of Dr Andrew Fairlop, please contact:



2.  Dr Analise Watson

Dr Watson is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in the Counselling of patients with eating disorders.  For information about the work of Dr Analise Watson, please contact: 




3.  Dr Maria Jana Kingsley-Godwin

Maria Kingsley-Godwin is an Author and Medical Writer, who has special interest in, and investigates the effects of foods on health.  Further details on Dr Maria Jana’s work can be seen at 


4.  John Bellamy

John Bellamy is a Nutritionist who has special interest in the prevention of obesity I adults and children.  He also has professional interest in anorexia nervosa.  For information about the work of Dr John Bellamy, please contact:


 For more information on the eating project, please contact our Research Services at: 

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