Lorna Collins

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Lorna is an active researcher in the field of Arts in Health, beginning from her PhD as a Foundation scholar and AHRC scholar at Jesus College, Cambridge University. She is now a member of the steering group of the MARCH Network, an area representative in the Arts Health Early Career Research Network. Lorna works with the Oxford Health NHS team, as the ‘Champion Voice of Service Users’, helping to build a new care model for treatment of eating disorder patients, applied to hospitals across the South of England. She also works with ‘Time to Change’ and ‘Mind’, campaigning to change stigma and discrimination against mental illness. An author, she writes articles in a number of newspapers and journals about these very themes.

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Stigma and eating disorders: theory and practice

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Lorna Collins writes her debut elf blog on a recent mixed-methods systematic review, which asks: How do people with eating disorders experience the stigma associated with their condition?

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