Why Do I Swell Up? Dehydration, Edema, and the Effects of Purging (Vomiting, Laxatives, and/or Diuretics)

Reposted from Eating Disorders Blog with permission. Adapted from original article by Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani. As you all know—and hopefully...

February 20

The Role of Shame in Bulimia

By Madalyn Oliver Shame, a key element of Bulimia, is one of the most uncomfortable human emotions we can...

May 16
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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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10 things not to say to someone with an eating disorder

by Lydia Jade Turner In our last post we discussed the ease at which one might accidentally distress an eating...

November 1
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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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Learning to treat patients with respect

By Lydia Jade Turner Last month, a woman in her early twenties contacted me, distressed upon witnessing the mistreatment...

October 13
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Eating disorders: The Eating Disorder Voice

Media reports on eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia nervosa often put a disproportionate amount of focus on the...

September 24
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Australia's Disordered Eating Epidemic

By Lydia Jade Turner This article was  first published on ABC’s Unleashed. This week, another “weightloss” drug is pushed...

July 10