The more time that teenage girls spend on Instagram, the greater their likelihood of having eating disorder thoughts and behaviours. Flinders University researchers have found that […]
The endless endorsement of particular body images and physical attributes on social media is influencing how young boys view themselves in the modern age, according to […]
The battle to correct eating disorders has taken an interesting turn with researchers finding that acceptance of weight, body and appearance can be linked to promoting […]
It’s no secret that most, if not all, of the images in women’s magazines are PhotoShopped to some degree.
Belly dancers are more satisfied with their bodies and have better body image than young women who don’t belly dance, new Flinders research shows.
Grants worth almost $7 million have been awarded to Flinders in the Australian Research Council’s 2015 funding program – announced for the first time at Flinders University Victoria Square today.
Teenage girls are shying away from sports in high school because social media is making them self-conscious about their bodies, Flinders University research shows.
Researchers from Flinders University are working on a novel strategy to simultaneously reduce the risk of both eating disorders and obesity among young people.
Accepting ones thoughts – whether good or bad – may be a key to preventing eating disorders, Flinders University psychology student Melissa Atkinson says.