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.
Researchers from Flinders University are working on a novel strategy to simultaneously reduce the risk of both eating disorders and obesity among young people.
Targeting perfectionism may be of benefit in buffering young people against the development of eating disorders.
Accepting ones thoughts – whether good or bad – may be a key to preventing eating disorders, Flinders University psychology student Melissa Atkinson says.