Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity is a scientific journal whose main purpose is to create an international forum devoted to the several sectors of eating disorders and obesity and the significant relations between them. The journal publishes basic research, clinical and theoretical articles on eating disorders and weight-related problems: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, subthreshold eating disorders, obesity, atypical patterns of eating behaviour and body weight regulation in clinical and non-clinical populations.

  • Official journal of the Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorders (SISDCA) and of the Italian Society of Obesity (SIO)
  • An international, interdisciplinary forum devoted to the sectors of eating disorders and obesity and the significant relations between them
  • Covers reviews, original research, brief and case reports on eating and feeding disorders and weight-related problems
  • Benefits professionals from psychiatrists to nutritional scientists, psychologists, dietitians, bariatric surgeons and others dealing with eating disorders and obesity

Journal information

Founding Editor
  • Massimo Cuzzolaro
  • Lorenzo Donini
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

3.634 (2019)
Impact factor
2.845 (2019)
Five year impact factor
38 days
Submission to first decision
126 days
Submission to acceptance
175,589 (2019)

Latest articles

This journal has 72 open access articles

Journal updates

  • Orthorexia Nervosa: a topical collection

    The Topical Collection on Orthorexia Nervosa (a possible new eating disorder with two main features: obsessive focus on healthy food with inflexible dietary rules; consequent significant impairment) aims to provide a decisive hub for discussion based on data investigating different perspectives of Orthorexia Nervosa...

  • Food and Addiction: a topical collection

    The aim of the Topical Collection on Food and Addiction is to collect invited articles or spontaneous manuscripts on comorbidity and the relations between eating/weight disorders and addictions.

    Read what's already published in the collection and submit your own research!

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