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Lecture Overview

Eating disorders are a severe health diagnosis that can have fatal outcomes for people. Elaine Painter discusses the relationship between dieting and eating disorders in today's society, drawing on statistics, recent research findings, and her professional experience to offer an insight into the world of eating-related illnesses.


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Elaine Painter

Elaine Painter has a masters of primary health care. She has 40 years of experience in nursing, with a career that has included being a research CNC for drug and alcohol and community development for women with post-natal depression. Elaine established the Eating Disorder Outreach Service (EDOS) in 2001 and has led the service through 17 years of growth, with a name change in 2017 to QuEDS. See Educator Profile


22 Total Rating(s)
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Michael Howard
21 Jan 2020

Very interesting and thought provocative.

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Helen PARK
07 Jan 2020

Informative session bout eating disorders and mental health issues.

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Gail Simpson
07 Jan 2020

Basic but informative. Has inspired me to search out more info

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bronwyn ann beecroft
20 Dec 2019


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Sheldon George
24 Nov 2019

Really enjoyed this conference as I had no real knowledge base

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Leane Pilling
20 Oct 2019

Excellent Lecture

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Catherine Papadopoulos
14 Oct 2019

General overview of eating disorders, interesting topic

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Rebecca Brown
12 Oct 2019

The lecturer was informative and revealed valuable statistics about eating disorders, the categories they come under and basic treatment

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Michele Selby
30 Sep 2019

Interesting topic