mental illness

Eating disorders don’t only affect young, white women. A range of previously overlooked groups can be impacted, and treatments are finally being geared to them.

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It’s serious and sometimes deadly, but anorexia has been under-studied for decades. New research into the eating disorder’s link with oestrogen offers hope.

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Widespread use of social media among young people in Indonesia could be driving the country’s rising prevalence of eating disorders too.

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TikTok’s viral fear food challenge aims to aid eating disorder recovery, but experts warn about potential mental health risks without professional support.

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Proposed social media bans are distracting us from the real issue — how to make digital experiences better for children.

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It’s not only the physical challenges but also the mental side of living in Antarctica that would make a permanent human settlement there difficult.

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Many cases of mental illness in Australia could be eradicated by targeting child maltreatment. The impacts of doing nothing are devastating.

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Human health relies on healthy ecosystems, but these are under threat. Securing the right to live in a healthy environment is crucial for all.

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Increasing social media and smartphones use cops the blame for an increase in youth mental health issues but the reality is not so simple.

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Continuous bad news is causing people to disengage. Compassion may hold the key to staying informed and trying to fix our troubled world.

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All the gender inequalities Australian women encounter over the course of their lives leaves them more susceptible to poverty and poorer mental health than men.

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