Research calls for Australian parents and adolescents with eating disorder experience

Research calls for Australian parents and adolescents with eating disorder experience

Recognition is growing that answers for successful treatments for eating disorders are found through listening to patients and their families. Therefore, I hasten to provide details of two research projects at Flinders University, Australia, which offer fresh opportunity for people with experience to share their stories.   If you have eating disorder experience, either as […]

A talk on body confidence in children hits home with mother

A talk on body confidence in children hits home with mother

It was like receiving a great big slap in the face. Sitting with my friend Lisa in an auditorium surrounded by a bunch of strangers, my mind was wondering, ‘Do they all know about me?’, ‘I wonder if any of them have an eating disorder?’ Instantly, my insecurities set in; I felt like a big neon sign was astride my head, flashing ‘Eating disorder right here, treat carefully’. Listening […]