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Nutrition and cancer

01 June 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice


Cancer patients may develop many nutritional problems resulting from the disease itself or from its treatment. Although the reasons for these cannot yet be fully...

Participatory action research for women with anorexia nervosa

18 May 2016

Nurse Researcher

Research in action

Aim To discuss the application of the principles of participatory action research (PAR) in a project that developed and evaluated a mentor-mentee support programme...

Narrative art inquiry and anorexia nervosa

28 July 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Narrative art inquiry is a new qualitative research methodology. It is different from the narrative approaches used by some nurse investigators because the study’s...

Eating disorders and artificial re-feeding

09 June 2014

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

This article is a literature review into the efficiency of artificial re-feeding in eating disordered patients.

Developing authentic mental health nursing research and practice

10 December 2014

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Throughout a project to research therapeutic relationships between women with anorexia and their care workers the author kept a reflexive account of the research,...

Debriefing as a form of reflection and catharsis for researchers

19 September 2016

Nurse Researcher

Evidence & practice

Background The collection of sensitive data can arouse emotional reactions and researchers may have difficulty distancing themselves from personal stories....

Wiring disorder

27 April 2010

Nursing Standard


A study has found that anorexia might be a condition on the autism spectrum. Insights into eating disorders could help with treatment and prevention.

Recognition and management of eating disorders in children and young people

25 October 2017

Nursing Standard


Eating disorders form a group of mental health conditions characterised by abnormal eating habits and are associated with high mortality rates. This article provides...

Anorexia: a literature review of young people’s experiences of hospital treatment

07 December 2020

Nursing Children and Young People

Eating disorders

Anorexia nervosa is characterised by significantly low body weight, a fear of weight gain and persistent efforts to prevent the restoration of normal weight. It has...

Exploring quality of life in women with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa

07 December 2021

Mental Health Practice


Background Anorexia nervosa is a severe psychiatric disorder characterised by starvation and malnutrition. In severe and enduring anorexia nervosa, individuals may...