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Body image

Body image refers to the way you see your physical self - your body - and the thoughts and feelings that are caused by the way you see it.

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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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Body dysmorphic disorder

Trusted information about body dysmorphic disorder, which leads people to become obsessed with parts of their bodies and how they appear to other people.

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Symptoms of eating disorders

It is not always easy to tell if someone has an eating disorder, but there may be physical and psychological signs that suggest they have a problem. Learn more here.

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Teenage mental health

Trusted information about teenagers and adolescent's mental health resources from leading Australian health organisations.

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Stroke diagnosis

Information on diagnosing and determining the causes of a stroke, including by physical examination and brain imaging, plus links to trusted resources.

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PET scan

A PET (positron emission tomography) scan is an imaging test used to diagnose certain diseases. Find out what the scan involves and how it works.

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CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people

Information on CT scans and radiation exposure in children and young people for parents and carers, professionals who referrer children for CT scans, providers of medical imaging services and dental healthcare professionals.

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Anorexia nervosa symptoms

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

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Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an irritated or inflamed tendon that can develop anywhere in the body. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Cysts

A cyst is a sac or pocket in your body filled with fluid, semi-solid material or air. Find out more about the types of cysts, their symptoms and treatments.

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