With demand for professional help to "digital detox" on the rise, experts are examining our "addiction" to social media. Article published in The Age 1nd July 2015, by Katie Cincotta New research from the University [...]
On KIIS FM talking about BDD
Book by Dr Ben Buchanan now available on Amazon. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a mental disorder with five times the prevalence of anorexia, affecting up to 2.4% of the general population. The main symptom [...]
Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas interviews Dr Ben Buchanan, warning that a surge in the number of men using steroids to enhance their bodies, and development of depression or eating disorders down the line.
Published in Vol 1 2015 Australian Clinical Psychologist. By Dr Ben Buchanan Abstract Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), previously classified as a somatoform disorder, has recently been reconceptualised as related to obsessive– compulsive disorder. BDD is [...]
Published in The Age 4th December 2014. By Katie Cincotta What social media is doing to our brain is akin to what it’s doing to our phones – constantly running in the background, draining our [...]