Exploring Autism and Anorexia Nervosa

Exploring Autism and Anorexia Nervosa

A blog recording progress on a PhD project exploring the lived experiences and possible shared mechanisms of autistic and non-autistic individuals with anorexia nervosa, with a focus on social and sensory differences.

  Exploring social and sensory differences in autistic and non-autistic individuals with anorexia nervosa and their parents: a qualitative study   What factors affect disordered eating in autistic and non-autistic individuals? Do social or sensory differences play an important role? We would like to explore lived experiences of autistic and non-autistic individuals with anorexia nervosa […]

  Understanding the link between Autism and Anorexia Nervosa:  A mixed-methods projects   This PhD project is led by Emy Nimbley, a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, and is supervised by Dr Helen Sharpe, Dr Karri-Gillespie and Dr Fiona Duffy. The project also receives valuable insights from our co-researcher and expert by experience, […]


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