Veganism & Vegetarism in Eating Disorders with Courtney McLean

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this weeks podcast, Han is joined by Courtney McLean. Courtney is a PhD candidate at Monash University, where they are conducting research to determine the association between veganism, vegetarianism, and eating disorders. Courtney is also developing a validated, novel eating disorder tool for these individuals who present in eating disorder clinical settings engaging in vegan and vegetarian dietary patterns. In this weeks podcast, we discuss:

  • Where Courtney's motivation and insight for beginning her PhD research on the relationship between eating disorders, veganism and vegetarianism.

  • Exploring your intentions as to why you are engaging in a vegan/vegetarian diet, and if this is positive towards your recovery.

  • The importance of respecting someone's values and exploring the impact eating meat may hav ... 

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