Julie Potts

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BACKGROUND The HOPE (Helping to Outline Paediatric Eating Disorders) Project is an ongoing registry study made up of a sequential cross-sectional sample prospectively recruited over 17 years, and is designed to answer empirical questions about paediatric eating disorders. This paper introduces the HOPE Project, describes the registry sample to-date, and(More)
Objective The aim was to explore associations between residing in a rural area and clinical characteristics of children and adolescents with eating disorders presenting to a specialist eating disorders program. Method The data source was the Helping to Outline Paediatric Eating Disorders (HOPE) Project registry (N ~ 1000), a prospective ongoing registry(More)
BACKGROUND Eating disorders affect up to 3% of children and adolescents, with recovery often requiring specialist treatment. A substantial literature has accrued suggesting that lower access to health care services, experienced by rural populations, has a staggering effect on health-related morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate(More)
Objective To provide a descriptive clinical perspective on the introduction and development of Multiple Family Therapy Groups for Day Patients and Outpatients at Princess Margaret Hospital, Perth Western Australia. Challenges will be discussed including motivation, integration and application with view to sharing with the audience the pitfalls and(More)
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