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Social media addiction, Fitspiration & Pro-Ana – A psychological perspective

Social media addiction is a growing problem with young people, and the research indicated that the more time we spend on social media the more dissatisfied we feel about our body. Sometimes this becomes such [...]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bigorexia, Steroid Use & Psychology of Body Building

Why are some people fixated on their muscle mass? On HackLive TV show.

By |April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Body dysmorphic disorder|0 Comments

TV appearance on Body Obsession, ABC2

Screening as part of 'Naked As' Week, triple j's Hack host Tom Tilley moderates a live television event and social media experience to find out whether Australians are too obsessed with their bodies. #HackLive

By |April 3rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Australia’s muscle obsession fuelling steroid boom

Article from Triple J's Hack Bryce's alarm goes off at 4:40am. His gym clothes are already laid out - the daily routine is set: a workout, followed by the first of his six meals - [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|Categories: Body dysmorphic disorder|0 Comments

Bigorexia & body obsession. Dr Ben Buchanan on ABC TV

By |March 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Biased brain and body perception

My research has focused on the brain function of people who see themselves as incredibly ugly, even though they look normal. This problem is called Body Dysmorphic Disorder, which is a mental disorder that affects [...]

By |February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Body dysmorphic disorder|0 Comments
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