Investigating the Role of Friendships in Eating Disorder Recovery

Researchers at the University of Toronto are seeking participants for a study investigating the role of friendships in Eating Disorder recovery. 

This study involves completing one questionnaire and a one hour-long interview session. Your valuable insights will help increase understanding of how friendships influence recovery outcomes.

Study participation entails:

  • Completing a virtual questionnaire
  • Completing a virtual interview, answering questions about your experiences with friendships during your Eating Disorder recovery

You are eligible for this study you:

  • Have partially or fully recovered from an Eating Disorder*
  • Have been previously been diagnosed with an Eating Disorder by a licensed clinician in your lifetime
  • Are 18 years old or older
  • Are able to understand and speak in English
  • Are able to access and participate in an interview session via Zoom
  • Live in the U.S. or Canada

Participants will be compensated $5.50 CAD for the questionnaire, and $16.55 CAD per hour for the interview.

* For this study, recovery is defined as scoring below 2.8 on the EDE-Q and having not binged, purged, intentionally fasted, intentionally restricted food intake and exercised excessively in the past 3 months.

If you are interested in participating, please visit this survey link.

You may also contact Marianne Rouleau-Tang at