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Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders (CEDD)

Coordination & Consultation Centre & University

Child, Adolescent & Adult


The Centre has a number of key functions: a) to promote awareness of eating disorders as serious mental illnesses, that require treatment and in many cases can be cured, b) to contribute to policy development for the treatment, prevention and cure of eating disorders, c) to improve access to services for people in NSW who have an eating disorder, and their carers, d) to provide support to clinicians in NSW who have taken on the care of people who have an eating disorder, e) to conduct and foster research into the eating disorders, their aetiology, treatment and cure, f) to educate and train the health workforce in evidence based medicines and treatments for people with eating disorders, g) to support other organisations working for the betterment of those afflicted by these mental illnesses, h) to contribute to the development of prevention and early intervention policy and interventions to reduce the incidence, duration and burden of eating disorders, i) to collaborate and cross-fertilises ideas with experts in the fields of obesity, body image and other related disciplines to promote broad spectrum Public Health.

Professor Marie Bashir Centre, RPAH, 67-73 Missenden Road, Camperdown 2050

02 9515 1524

02 9515 1502

admin@cedd.org.au

www.cedd.org.au

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