Medications

Magic mushrooms may one day treat anorexia, but not just yet

Anorexia nervosa is a severe mental health disorder where people fear weight gain. Those with the disorder have distorted body image and hold rigid beliefs their body is too big. They typically manage this through restricted ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Embracing body image in motherhood

The changes of motherhood can make women vulnerable to negative body image, but experts at Flinders University are encouraging women to embrace body image interventions to combat this.

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Body image

Body image is a term which may refer to a person's perception of their own physical appearance, or the internal sense of having a body which is interpreted by the brain. Essentially a person's body image is how they perceive their appearance to be to others, which in many cases may be dramatically different from their objective physical condition or how they are actually perceived by others.

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