Received: 7 January 2020
Accepted: 9 September 2020
First Online: 1 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the University of Sydney Human Research Ethics Committee (Approval Number: 2014/936), and online written informed consent was obtained from all participants.
: Not applicable.
: AIH and LC have no competing interests to declare.PH has received in sessional fees and lecture fees from the Australian Medical Council, Therapeutic Guidelines publication, and New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry and royalties from Hogrefe and Huber, McGraw Hill Education, and Blackwell Scientific Publications, and she has received research grants from the NHMRC and ARC. She is Chair of the National Eating Disorders Collaboration in Australia (2012–2013). In July 2017 she provided a commissioned report for Shire Pharmaceuticals on lisdexamfetamine and binge eating disorder and in 2018 received honoraria for education of Psychiatrists.ST has received royalties from Hogrefe and Huber, McGraw Hill Education and Routledge for the publication of books/chapters. He is the Chair of the Shire (Australian) BED Advisory Committee and has received travel grants, research grants and honoraria from Shire for commissioned reports and is a consultant to Weight Watchers International.