Plenary II – Binge Eating Disorder
By Amy Lampard
Amy Lampard chairs and act as discussant of this 2014 Conference Plenary, on the theme of Binge Eating Disorder (BED), which is now identified in DSM5 as a diagnosable condition. Kathleen Chin will discuss self-help groups and BED through the eyes of lived experience, Fiona Sutherland will present dietetic approaches and Emma Dove will review the effect of weight management strategies.
Amy Lampard is a Lecturer in the School of Psychology and Speech Pathology at Curtin University. She obtained her PhD and Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of Western Australia and then worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Public Health Nutrition at Harvard University. Amy investigates eating and weight-control behaviour in both clinical and community contexts. Her research aims to inform psychological treatments for eating disorders through an understanding of the cognitive and behavioural mechanisms that maintain eating disorders and the relationship between therapeutic processes and symptom change during treatment.