Eating disorders journals

Journal of Eating Disorders
The newest, and only open-access journal in the field. Journal of Eating Disorders publishes original research, book reviews, case reports, commentaries, letters to the editor, methodology articles, reviews, and study protocols that address all aspects of eating disorders, namely their epidemiology, nature, determinants, neurobiology, prevention, treatment and outcomes.

Editors: Phillipa Hay & Stephen Touyz                         Impact Factor: undergoing indexing


International Journal of Eating Disorders
Publishes original research, brief reports, clinical case reports, reviews, ideas worth researching and commentaries that enhance the understanding, treatment, and prevention of eating disorders.

Editor: Ruth Striegel Weissman                                                            Impact Factor: 3.9 (2017)


European Eating Disorders Review
Publishes original research, brief reports, reviews and case reports that advance the understanding of the relationship between eating disorders and abnormal eating/weight conditions and well-being in humans.

Editor: Fernando Fernandez-Aranda                                         Impact Factor: 3.2 (2017)      


Body Image
Publishes original research, brief reports, reviews and science-based practitioner reports on body image and human physical appearance.

Editor: Tracy L. Tylka                          Impact Factor: 3.6 (2017)      


Eating Behaviors
Publishes original research, brief reports, reviews, editorials, scholarly commentaries and case reports that examine the etiology, prevention, and treatment of obesity, binge eating, and eating disorders in adults and children.

Editor: Suzanne E. Mazzeo                                                                  Impact Factor: 2.0 (2017)


Eating and Weight Disorders – Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity

The journal publishes basic research, clinical and theoretical articles on eating disorders and weight-related problems: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, subthreshold eating disorders, obesity, atypical patterns of eating behaviour and body weight regulation in clinical and non-clinical populations.

Editor: Massimo Cuzzolaro                                                                  Impact Factor: 2.15 (2017)


Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention

Publishes original research, brief reports, reviews, “last word” and “how I practice” articles that address clinical issues and prevention research.

Editors: Leslie Karwoski Anderson & Catherine Cook-Cottone Impact Factor: 1.35 (2017)


Research Funding

The Australian Research Council (ARC):
The ARC offers a range of research grants and fellowships, such as discovery projects, early career and mid-career (Future) fellowships (DECRA).


The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC):
The NHMRC offers a range of research grants and fellowships including Ideas Grants and Partnerships.


Australian Rotary Health:
Australian Rotary Health offers a range of funding, including specific calls for mental health grants. Rotary Health also provides PhD scholarship and postdoctoral fellowships.


The Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR):
The SMHR offers a range of project grants.


For more information and to stay up to date on recent current funding opportunities, member of most universities can access Research Professional (, an online database of research funding opportunities and a source of international research policy and practice news.

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