Media Smart tackles social media pressures

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 […]

Accept yourself, and you’ll eat better

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 […]

Shimmy your way to body love

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.

Exploring the power of acceptance

Accepting ones thoughts – whether good or bad – may be a key to preventing eating disorders, Flinders University psychology student Melissa Atkinson says.