PREPARATION OF ABSTRACT FOR THE 17th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE EATING DISORDERS RESEARCH SOCIETY (EDRS):
TITLE: Type title in UPPER CASE letters at very top of space within box.
AUTHORS: List all authors with presenter first.
MEMBER SPONSOR: EDRS members may submit multiple abstracts and are guaranteed to have their work accepted for poster presentation. Each member may sponsor up to 2 non-members who may submit one abstract each. Non-members must indicate the name of their sponsor in their abstract. Acceptance of non-member abstracts is based on scientific merit of the abstract and availability of time for oral presentation or space for displaying the posters. By sponsoring non-member submissions, members accept responsibility for the quality of their guests' papers or posters.
ORGANIZE THE BODY OF THE ABSTRACT AS FOLLOWS:
**Please note there is a limit of 1,500 characters for the body of the abstract including spaces and punctuation. Any abstract that exceeds this limit can not be considered
Abstracts must be received by April 18, 2011. Only submissions accompanied by payment of conference registration by April 18, 2011 will be considered.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING ORAL PRESENTATIONS:
All submissions are reviewed by the program committee and are rated in terms of innovation, creativity, quality of design, and importance of the work for scientific progress in the field. We will be able to select the highest ranked 36 papers for oral presentation. Because a major purpose of the meeting is to discuss cutting-edge projects and work in progress, papers reporting on content already in published or previously presented will receive lower priority for oral presentation than new work, even if it is of exceptional quality. When submitting work in progress, please indicate or describe essential design features and, as available, preliminary results. The EDRS has 185 members representing the premier researchers in the field who, in turn, invite exceptional junior colleagues or other distinguished guests. Given the time constraints for oral presentation, regrettably a majority of truly excellent submissions are selected for poster presentation.
FORMAT AND PROCEDURE OF POSTER SESSION:
Specific details will be provided at the time of notification of acceptance of the work for poster presentation.
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