What is muscle dysmorphia?

By Remie Jaggard Muscle dysmorphia (MD) is a subtype of Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Like other forms of Body Dysmorphic...

April 5

Controlled by Exercise: The Distance Between Self-Harm & Self-Care

Reposted from Eating Disorders Blog with permission. Adapted from original article by Angie Viets, LCP. “Strong is the new skinny.”...

March 1

What are the Benefits of Using a Recovery Tool Like Recovery Record?

By Sarah McMahon Recovery Record is a powerful App that we use regularly at BodyMatters. We have written about...

February 13

Courage and Strength on your Journey

By Maria Ganci My name is Maria Ganci and I am a registered Clinical Social Worker and Child and Adolescent...

September 28

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

When the mind dislikes the body

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Two disorders which have a theme of body dissatisfaction are Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Anorexia Nervosa....

September 5
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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
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Maudsley Family Based Therapy Explained – Part 3

Maudsley Family Based Therapy: What families say about it! By BodyMatters’ Clinical Psychologist Christie Lomas In Part 1 of this...

July 16