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Anorexia nervosa

People with anorexia nervosa have an irrational fear of gaining weight and put themselves on restrictive diets and harsh, punishing exercise routines.

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Body image

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.

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Eating disorders

An eating disorder is a mental health condition that involves an unhealthy relationship with food. About 1 in 7 people experience disordered eating in their lifetime.

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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.

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Symptoms of OCD

If you or someone you know displays OCD symptoms to the extent that it affects quality of life, visit a doctor for an assessment.

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Self-harm

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.

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Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is an umbrella term for many practices aimed at treating emotional problems.

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Halitosis (bad breath)

Halitosis (bad breath) is normal when you wake up. But if it doesn't go away after a while, it can be a sign of another condition. Learn more here.

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Dry mouth syndrome

Dry mouth syndrome is when you don't produce enough saliva. For some, it’s annoying; others find it affects their teeth and gums. Find out more.

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Counsellors and counselling

Counsellors work in mental health and other settings. They specialise in building relationships based on discussions between the client and counsellor.

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