Managing binge eating with distress tolerance

By Deborah Etienne Ward Much of the time binge eating episodes occur following the experience of distress and negative emotions....

March 24

What is a Mental Health Treatment Plan and how do I get one?

By Remie Jaggard The Australian government introduced Medicare’s Better Access Initiative with the purpose of improving the treatment and...

April 10
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Changes to the Diagnostic Criteria for Eating Disorders: From DSM-IV-TR TO DSM-V

The chapter on Feeding and Eating Disorders in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental...

March 15
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Help!! Someone I love has an eating disorder!!

  By Psychologist Sarah McMahon At BodyMatters we have a constant stream of people contacting us because someone they...

August 14
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Please join us in welcoming Jen to the BodyMatters Team!

  When people apply for jobs at BodyMatters, or send through their resume, we are often asked what we...

July 31

Why do we binge eat around menstruation?

Psychologist Sarah McMahon talks about this significant issue for so many females! Binge eating and menstruation are two separate...

July 22
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Would a diagnosis by any other name taste as sour?

In Australia, eating disorders are diagnosed according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) and feature a cluster of behaviours...

November 22
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TV presenter upsets eating disorders sufferer

By Lydia Jade Turner One of the hardest things about eating disorders is that – as with any mental...

November 1
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Binge eating help: People who binge-eat but can't put on weight

Recently, A Current Affair interviewed BodyMatters’ Managing Director Sarah McMahon about binge eating disorder help and people who binge...

August 4