It's not unusual to be concerned about body image or diet, but using extreme weight loss methods can lead to eating disorders, like bulimia nervosa.
Types of eating disorders
The 3 main types of eating disorders are binge eating disorder, bulimia and anorexia. People can experience symptoms of more than one eating disorder.
Binge-eating disorder (BED)
Binge-eating disorder (BED) often involves someone eating large amounts of food even after they feel full. Discover more about BED here.
Eating disorders - overview
An unhealthy relationship with food and eating may indicate an eating disorder, a potentially serious mental health condition.
Depression and recovery – Chloe's Story
Being diagnosed with depression can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Watching Chloe's personal story video can be helpful for you.
Supportive psychotherapy is designed to allow a person with mental health issues to voice concerns, and receive encouragement in finding practical solutions.
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.
Having an unhealthy body image is bad for general wellbeing and is also incredibly time consuming. Here are a few tips for improving your body image.
This condition, which can involve cutting the skin, alcohol misuse or an eating disorder, is often a way of coping with low self-esteem or trauma.
Nausea is the feeling you get when you think you will vomit. It's not usually a sign of anything serious, and you can take steps to make yourself feel better.