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Pro anorexia, bulimia social media posts on the rise

- Published in The Age's Digital life. Full text - The young girl's collarbone juts forward, her ribcage taut and exposed like the withered bones of a sunken vessel, more threatening than sensual in this [...]

By |March 6th, 2014|Categories: Body dysmorphic disorder|0 Comments

When tanning becomes addictive

- Article published on ninemsn.com.au (click here) - Desiring a golden glow is hardly unusual, but doctors say they are increasingly seeing people who have crossed the line to the point of addiction. Usually the [...]

By |February 20th, 2014|Categories: Body dysmorphic disorder|0 Comments

How to help children after Luke Batty trauma

This article first published on SBS.com.au, click here for full article Children react to death in a different way to adults, says a psychologist who believes people should not avoid the oval where Luke Batty [...]

By |February 13th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Self-help guide issued for sufferers of body dysmorphic disorder

This article was first published on new.com.au A disorder in which sufferers fixate on body parts they believe are imperfect is leaving them too scared to leave the house. They are also spending hours every [...]

By |February 8th, 2014|Categories: Body dysmorphic disorder|0 Comments

Ugly is in the brain of the beholder

This story was published in the Monash University Newsletter. When people think of mental illness related to body image, the first thing that usually comes to mind is anorexia or associated eating disorders. But the [...]

By |January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Body dysmorphic disorder story on TV News

This news story about my research appeared on Channel Ten News 29th Dec 013

By |January 16th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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