A small body of research has started to explore how fitness trackers and calorie counting apps might be linked to disordered eating and exercise.
As Australia considers its next national mental health survey, it's crucial to include eating disorders. If we don't have good data on how many people are suffering, we can't come up with solutions.
Data from England has found no link between increased social media use and a rise in diagnosed eating disorders.
Queer men's comics are contributing to changing cultural narratives about what queer men’s bodies should be, and health researchers are taking note.
New research has found several physical and mental health indicators that often appear before an eating disorder diagnosis.
Interoception – the awareness of internal body signals – is important for regulating eating and interpreting emotions.
Many elite female athletes show signs of eating disorders. Does Norway hold the solution to this problem?
The results of stigma can be deeply damaging – we all need to show greater sensitivity.
TV shows that don't provide an accurate portrayal of eating disorders do a disservice to their viewers.
While thousands have called for the show to be cancelled, Insatiable actually does a good job of depicting the complex nature of disordered eating, sexuality and female pleasure.
Anorexia nervosa can be a deadly disease. A recent analysis of several studies showed that it may be even harder to treat than previously believed. But the news isn't all bad.
Is the belief in art’s healing power just wishful thinking, or is there something to it?
A new study explores whether how we perceive our body weight affects our prospects in the job market and at work.
First study to look at binge eating during pregnancy and the long-term outcome for mother and child.
In a diet-obsessed culture, eating disorders pose a severe threat. While the reasons for the disorders are varied, a consistent approach in treatment can help people stop dieting and feel safe.
Instagram can offer a supportive online community to people recovering from eating disorders. It can also reinforce stereotypes of eating disordered bodies.
A new psychological intervention can help any parents - even those crippled by fear and self-blame - to become powerful recovery coaches to children with eating disorders.
Netflix's new film To The Bone simplifies the social causes of anorexia.
To the Bone has attracted comment from mental health professionals and advocates. Critics have concerns it could cause or worsen eating disorder symptoms.
People with anorexia and bulimia often have a strange desire to be near the very thing that is being avoided.