As the COVID-19 pandemic underpins a rise in mental health problems globally, experts are raising a red flag on ‘starkly lower’ government funding for research and […]
In spite of many clinical options, people with mental health problems including eating disorders often do not access professional help within the crucial first 12 months […]
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 […]
New research indicates that social media is leading young adolescent girls and boys down a worrying path towards developing body image issues and eating disorder behaviours […]
Up to 20% of Australian adolescents and young adults struggle with body image and eating at some stage. Flinders University has helped to launch a new […]
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 […]
A powerful education tool to help prevent eating disorders in children and young adolescents is being expanded for young adults in the high-risk years between 18 and 25.
Flinders University Professor Tracey Wade is collaborating with researchers worldwide in a global effort to identify genes that cause eating disorders.
South Australia is “playing catch-up” when it comes to eating disorder prevention and support, a leading psychologist from Flinders University says.