Eating Disorders Explained

Disordered Eating & Dieting

Disordered eating sits on a spectrum between normal eating and an eating disorder.

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Body Image

Body image is a combination of the thoughts and feelings that you have about your body.

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Eating Disorders in Males

Eating disorders can affect people of any gender. Males may experience stigma.

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Eating Disorders and People with Higher Weight

Historically, eating disorders have been conceptualised as illnesses of people of low body weight and typified by disorders such as anorexia nervosa.

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Eating Disorders and Diabetes

If you are living with diabetes and experiencing disordered eating or an eating disorder, you are not alone.

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Risk & Protective Factors

The elements that contribute to the development of an eating disorder are complex, and involve a range of biological, psychological and sociocultural factors.

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