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Anorexia nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is a serious mental illness and an eating disorder: It is not a choice. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment of anorexia.

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Eating disorders

An eating disorder is a mental health condition. It involves an unhealthy relationship with food. Find out about the different eating disorders here.

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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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Vitamin A deficiency

Vitamin A deficiency is often preventable in developed countries like Australia. Learn about the symptoms, causes and how to ensure you get enough vitamin A.

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Weight loss and dieting

Many diets are promoted in Australia, but they don't all work. Follow a healthy eating and exercise plan and you're more likely to keep weight off long term.

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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 the health of their teeth and gums.

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Body image

An unhealthy body image affects your mental health and wellbeing. It may lead to an eating disorder. Here are some tips to improve your body image.

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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.

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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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Psychiatrists and psychologists

A psychiatrist is a doctor who has done extra medical training to become a specialist in mental health. Learn about what they do and how they can help you.

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