Understanding the Experiences of Young Adults Receiving Eating Disorder Care in the Community

You are invited to take part in a research study about understanding the experiences of young adults receiving eating disorder care in the community. The researcher is inviting young adults aged 18-22 who are currently in outpatient eating disorder treatment in Ontario to be in the study. 

Please be advised that some people may be excluded from the study based on their gender, location, availability or length of treatment history only to make sure that the views of men and people across the province with chronic eating disorders are heard. 

This form is part of a process called “informed consent” to allow you to understand this study before deciding whether to take part. This study is being done by a researcher named Hali Sitarz, who is a doctoral student at Walden University. If you have any questions or concerns, at any time, she can be reached by email at hali.sitarz@waldenu.edu. You may know the researcher from her role as a Nurse Practitioner in an eating disorder program but please understand that her researcher role in this study is separate from that role.  

Background Information: The purpose of this study is to understand the experiences of young adults in community-based (out-patient) eating disorder treatment in Ontario. Another purpose for this study is to better understand the role of nurses in community-based eating disorder care.