Body dysmorphic disorder
Body dysmorphic disorder causes someone to feel shame or disgust with part of their body or appearance. Any body part can become its focus.
An unhealthy body image affects your wellbeing and mental health, and may lead to eating disorders. Here are a few tips for improving body image.
Eating disorders and body image
An estimated 1 million Australians experience a type of eating or body image disorder. But treatment is available to help them lead healthier lives.
Trichotillomania is a psychiatric disorder that compels people to pull out their hair. Lasting for several months or many years, it can fluctuate in severity.
Rhinoplasty (often called a ‘nose job’) is surgery to repair or reshape the nose. But what questions must you ask before having one? Learn more here.
A facelift is a form of cosmetic surgery designed to change a person’s facial appearance by reducing lines and wrinkles.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
For people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), unwanted negative thoughts can be constant and can start to take control of their lives. Read more about OCD causes and diagnosis.