Help for serious shopaholics

When does excessive buying become a disorder? For the first time, international experts in psychology have built a framework to diagnose Compulsive Buying-Shopping Disorder – promising help […]

Challenge to anorexia nervosa therapies

Experts are calling for more work to find better targeted treatments for anorexia nervosa, a global problem underpinning the highest mortality of any psychological condition A […]

PTSD link to pandemic fears

Even at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, people around the world became  more fearful of what could happen to them or their family. […]

Pandemic demands preventative shift

COVID-19 has exacerbated weaknesses in Australia’s mental health systems, with waiting times soaring to beyond six months in many states, and continuing unemployment combined with diminishing […]

World’s largest eating disorder gene screen

Australian researchers are seeking more than 3,500 volunteers for the world’s largest eating disorders genetics investigation in a bid to further pinpoint genes influencing risk of […]