Big tick for Embrace Kids in schools

Unrealistic expectations about what our bodies should look like – whether from the media, friends or family –make adults and children of all ages more vulnerable […]

Need for younger student period education

Schools need to do more to educate their students about periods and support those who experience early onset of menstruation (early menarche) reports new research from [...]

Mothers’ role in body image

Experts have warned that ‘fat talk’ by mothers can unwittingly create problems for their daughter’s body satisfaction and even cause future disordered eating. Flinders University psychology […]

Instagram’s body image effect

Viewing sexualised Instagram posts by online influencers increases the negative mood and body dissatisfaction of young female adults who view them, and promotes negative effects among […]

Instagram pressure rising

Flinders University body image experts are urging all Instagram users to apply a more conscious ‘filter’ to monitor their health and fitness posts. The researchers say […]