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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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Eating disorders - overview

Eating disorders are mental health conditions that involve an unhealthy relationship with food and eating. Learn about the causes and how to get help.

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Diagnosis of eating disorders

To diagnose an eating disorder, a doctor will need to assess your condition before referring you to the services you will need for recovery.

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X-rays

An X-ray uses radiation to create a picture inside of the body. The X-ray beam is absorbed differently by various structures in the body to create the image.

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Charles Bonnet syndrome

People with Charles Bonnet syndrome experience visual hallucinations (‘phantom images’) but don’t have a mental health issue. Learn about the condition here.

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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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