Some students striving for perfection in their exams fear they will fall short of it. But is it a damaging quest? Flinders University clinical PhD candidate […]
Nagging negative thoughts – and striving for perfection – keep teenagers awake at night, raising their chance of becoming depressed and anxious, a new study shows. […]
Overcoming personal obsession with body image can be treated effectively through online therapy according to a new study by Flinders University researchers. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for […]
One thousand adolescents across Australia will participate in a trial designed to prevent and reduce the risk of depression, anxiety and eating disorders. The Healthy Minds […]
Flinders University research carried out in four Adelaide schools is changing lives across Australia by providing “psychological immunization” to protect young people against the destructive effects of perfectionism.
Targeting perfectionism may be of benefit in buffering young people against the development of eating disorders.
Self-compassion could be the next best weapon in the battle against eating disorders, Flinders University psychologist Tracey Wade says.