Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has asked the Medicare review taskforce to consider increasing the number of subsidised mental health sessions for those with eating disorders. Why is that necessary?
Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy Mark Butler told Q&A that eating disorders "are the mental illness type which has the highest mortality rate". We check the research.
Staring at one thing for a long time can cause you to see the next thing in the opposite fashion. This neural adaptation could be the underlying physiological basis of body-size misperception.
Young women (and men) have been dramatically restricting their calorie intake for centuries, but not all the symptoms of modern anorexia have always been present.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation is an approved treatment for depression. A new study suggests that it may be effective at treating anorexia too.
Anorexia and bulimia only account for around half of eating disorders yet too often they're the only ones we take seriously.