Consider all options for pandemic stress

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 […]

Challenge to anorexia nervosa therapies

Experts are calling for more work to find better targeted treatments for anorexia nervosa, a global problem underpinning the highest mortality of any psychological condition A […]

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 […]