World’s largest eating disorder gene screen

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 […]

Online help for teen eating disorders

Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses, resulting in mortality rates that are almost twice as high as other psychiatric disorders – especially among young people. To […]

Genes contribute to anorexia: new study

The first eight genes associated with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa have been identified by a global research group. Led by US and Australian researchers – […]

Flinders psychology researchers are developing new approaches to body image-related issues. Stock photo: Getty Images.

Online help for body image issues

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 […]

New home for eating disorder services

World-leading eating disorders research led by Flinders University will operate in a new $7.1 million purpose-built building at the Repat health precinct at Daw Park. The […]

Professor Colin Raston, left, and Mr Thaar Alharbi with the Vortex Fluidic Device.

Leading students bolster best research

Flinders University’s most innovative research is being greatly assisted by the input of leading students undertaking Higher Degrees by Research – helping to further the application […]

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 […]