Jisc banner


ESTRA: Brain Activation in Eating Disorders

13 February 2018

It is thought that Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa may be associated with specific patterns of thoughts, behaviours and brain activation. This project is recruiting adults (age 18-25 years) with Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia Nervosa to complete online questionnaires and attend one study day, where they will answer some questions, provide a blood or saliva sample, complete computerised tasks and receive an MRI scan. All participants will be compensated with £100 for their time.


  • Anorexia Nervosa or Bulimia Nervosa: If you are unsure about your diagnosis then our study team are available to discuss this over the phone
  • Age 18-25
  • Fluent English
  • White ethnic background

Take part in this study


Ethical approval

All research in the NHS is looked at by an independent group of people, called a Research Ethics Committee, to protect your interests. This study has been reviewed and given favourable opinion by Westminster Research Ethics Committee.

Contact researcher

Academic study

Keep up to date