Thursday 21 September

Marktsteeg 1
2312 CS Leiden

Registration and coffee


Welcome – Eric van Furth and program committee


Debate #1
Due to lack of resources, both staff and funding, we should triage our therapy programmes to the young and those whose illness has been of brief duration.

Moderator: Hubert Lacey

Proponent: Bea Pászthy 

Opponent: Paul Robinson 



Welcome reception (Drinks and Dinner bites)
Hortus Botanicus Leiden
Rapenburg 73
2311 GJ Leiden



Friday 22 September

Breestraat 60,
2311 CS Leiden

Registration and coffee


Welcome – Fleur Spijkhouder, alderman City of Leiden & Audrey van Schaik, board of directors GGZ Rivierduinen


 Plenary #1 My Biggest Failures

Chair: Eric van Furth

09:15-09:30 Ulrike Schmidt

09:30-09:45 Ferenc Túry

09:45-10:00 Anna Keski-Rahkonen

10:00-10:15 Gerry Butcher

10:15-10:30 Discussion


Coffee break


Symposium #1 Neurobiological approach to AN 

Chair: Angela Favaro

11:00-11:20 Enrico Collatoni – Exploring the neurobiology of anorexia nervosa: novel insights from neuroimaging data.

11:20-11:40 Philibert Durriez – New insights in neuromodulation.

11:40-12:00 Valentina Meregalli – Restrictive behavior in anorexia nervosa: excessive control or habit?

12:00-12:20 Stein Frostad – Our present knowledge of the interaction between the brain and the gut suggests a model for the development and maintenance of anorexia nervosa.

12:20-12:30 Discussion


Symposium #2 Comorbidity and risk factors

Chair: Mirjam Lammers

11:00-11:20 Loa Clausen – Pros and cons of screening for eating disorders using the DEPS-R in adolescents with type 1 diabetes – a combined study of psychometric quality and adolescents’ perspectives.

11:20-11:40 Marit Danielsen – Outcome after inpatient treatment in female adult eating disorder patients.

11:40-12:00 Ankie Roedelof – The transdiagnostic occurrence of psychotic experiences in daily life of individuals with eating disorders.

12:00-12:20 Holly Harris – Prospective associations between early childhood parental feeding practices and eating disorder symptoms in adolescence.

12:20-12:30 Discussion


Workshop #1 VIBES – Early intervention in adolescent eating disorders.

Gwen Dieleman, Annemarie van Elburg & Anja Pennings


Workshop #2 Adapting Eating Disorders day care for online delivery. 

Paul Robinson, Kerrie Jones & Maxine Jones 


Buffet lunch


Symposium #3 Prevention and Treatment

Chair: Alexandra Dingemans

14:00-14:15 Eniko Bona – Popular diets: Analyzing juice fasting. Health beliefs and motivations behind the method.

14:15-14:30 Hugo Saoudi – Primary and secondary eating disorders (ED) prevention : Where do we stand and where to go next?

14:30-14:45 Valentina Fasoli – Individual therapeutic meal for patients with feeding and eating disorder: a quali-quantitive research on theapeutic interventions utilized.

14:45-15:00 Elena Tenconi – Cognitive Remediation Therapy, from theory to practice.

15:00-15:15 Danielle Schewe – Exploring the potential of app-supported cognitive-behavioral therapy for patients with binge-eating disorder.

15:15-15:30 Discussion


Workshop #3 How to end therapy when the maximum result is achieved (and the patient has a different view on that)?

 Michel Reinders


Workshop #4 Multi Family Therapy in the Netherlands.

Saskia Vermeulen & Claudia Mout

Workshop #5 CBT-E for Adolescents

Ricardo Dalle Grave, Klaske Glashouwer & Alberte Jansingh (moderator)


Coffee break


Plenary #2 Body Image 

Chair: Unna Danner

16:00-16:15 Jessica Alleva – “I’ll never sacrifice my well-being again:” The journey from negative to positive body image among women who perceive their body to deviate from societal norms.

16:15-16:30 Manja Engel – Body Image Following Recovery from Anorexia Nervosa.

16:30-16:45 Klaske Glashouwer – Self-disgust as a key factor in anorexia nervosa – A theoretical model.

16:45-17:00 Anouk Keizer – Body Image Disturbances in Adolescent Girls with Anorexia Nervosa.

17:00-17:15 Sonia Goncalves – Body Project: a dissonance-based eating disorder prevention program with Portuguese university students.

17:15-17:30 Discussion



Reception City Hall Leiden – Stadhuisplein 1, Leiden





Saturday 23 September

Marktsteeg 1
2312 CS Leiden



Short paper session #1 Anorexia nervosa

Chair: Alberte Jansingh

09:00-09:15 Angela Favaro – Neuropsychologica assessment in anorexia nervosa: bridging research to clinical practice.

09:15-09:30 Gry Kjaersdam Telléus – Outcome in individuals with Childhood Anorexia Nervosa ten years after first hospitalization.

09:30-09:45 Greta Noordenbos – Can we Reduce Mortality in Anorexia Nervosa?

09:45-10:00 Kristin Stedal – Temperament Based Therapy with Support (TBT-S). Acceptability, treatment satisfaction and short-term outcomes of a 5-day treatment for anorexia nervosa.

10:00-10:15 Paolo Meneguzzo – Implementation of a Cognitive Remediation and Emotional Skills Training Protocol for Anorexia Nervosa in an Intensive Inpatient Setting: Comparisons with a Historical Cohort.

10:15-10:30 Laura Schut – Improving severe and enduring eating disorder care in The Netherlands.


Short paper session #2 Body Image

Chair: Elke Ribbens

09:00-09:15 Jojanneke Bijsterbosch – The Bodily Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale: the conceptualization, development, and psychometric evaluation of a new construct.

09:15-09:30 Eline de Rijk – The prediction of body dissatisfaction in eating disorders: what is the role of emotion regulation?

09:30-09:45 Camilla Lindvall Dahlgren – Social media use, eating disorder pathology and appearance ideals and pressure: a cross-sectional study in adolescnet boys and girls.

09:45-10:00 Pauline Jansen – Behavioural Susceptibility to Eating Disorders: Associations between early childhood appetitive traits and adolescents’ eating disorder symptoms in two population-based cohorts.

10:00 -10:15 Lot Sternheim – Intolerance of Uncertainty in Eating Disorders: an update in the field.

10:15-10:30 Carol Coelho – Appearance comparisons and body image in Portuguese female university students.


Short paper session #3 Miscellaneous

Chair: Bernou Melisse

09:00-09:15 Pierre Poinsot – Coordination of care for patient with eating disorders: learning from a French referral center.

09:15-09:30 Nikolett Bogár – Frequency of simulated orthorexia nervosa among fashion models.

09:30-09:45 Diana Lemmer – Experts’ Views on the Implementation of Digital Interventions for Eating Disorders: A Delphi Study.

09:45-10:00 Gwendolyn Mayer – Informational needs of patients with eating disorders and mental health practitioners on digital mental health interventions (DMHIs): Results from focus groups.

10:00-10:15 Søren Nielsen – Educational attainment in eating disorders: What can be learnt from visualizing data?

10:15-10:30 Cristina Segura-Garcia – Detecting binge eating disorder among individuals with obesity at high risk for diabetes: an experimental machine learning approach.


Very short paper session

Chair: Rita Slof-Op ‘t Landt & Unna Danner

09:00-09:07 Aurelie Nieuwenhuijse – Psychometric evaluation of the Dutch version of the reasons for exercise invention (REI).

09:07-09:14 Karina Berseneva – Clinical and socio-demographic characteristics of children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa over the period of 2016 – 2021 in child psychiatry clinic in Riga, Latvia.

09:14-09:21 Pamela Pyke & Sharyn Coyne – “What evidence is available to suggest that intervention delivered as part of intensive community services have a positive impact on children with mental illness?”

09:21-09:28 Tânia Fonseca Rodrigues – Self-compassion, difficulties in emotion regulation and eating psychopathology: findings from an eating disorders clinical sample and a college sample.

09:28-09:35 Jean-Philippe Charrat – Impact of a multidisciplinary consultation meeting on eating disorders diagnosis’ concordance within a referral center.

09:35-09:42 Maryna Fatieieva – What’s up with orthorexia? From practical experience with clients with disordered eating.

09:42-09:49 Ayrolles Anaël – Unveiling Brain Mechanisms in Early-Onset Anorexia Nervosa.

09:49-09:56 Katrien Bracké – Resting-state functional connectivity in female adolescents with first-onset anorexia nervosa compared to controls.

09:56-10:03 Jeffrey van der Starre – In dubio abstine? When do clinicians tend to exclude patients with PTSD and eating disorders from exposure therapy?

10:03-10:10 Sofie Martine Rasmussen – Eating Disorder Symptomatology Among Transgender Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

10:10-10:17 Camille Ringot – the world eating disorders day in France.

10:17-10:24 Tora Thorsrud – Patient experience with transdiagnostic cognitive remediation therapy

10:24-10:31 Jeanne Duclos – Yoga treatment of people with eating disorders: to whom, when, and how – a pilot study.  


Coffee break


Debate #2
Regular weighings are an essential component of therapy aimed at recovery.

Moderator: Eric van Furth

Proponent: Gry Kjærsdam Telléus

Opponent: Nikolett Bogár


Business meeting and closing


Buffet lunch