Sensory approaches are a gentle way to increase an individual’s self-regulation and ability to self-soothe, and over time can help an individual build resilience to trigger situations.
Looking for support while EDV is closed for the Christmas break? Take a look at our EDV tips, tricks and resources to maintain your recovery over the festive season.
Is there a simple test to discover if you have an eating disorder? Learn more about online tests that can help identify if you need to seek medical advice around a potential eating disorder.
Rumination disorder is a serious medical condition that involves the regular regurgitation of undigested food. Left untreated it can have detrimental health consequences. Learn more about the warning signs, effects and treatment of rumination disorder.
Eating disorders do not have a single, identifiable cause. There are various psychological, physiological and social risk factors that may contribute to the onset of an eating disorder.
Body image issues in men are becoming more and more common. Here we break down some of the potential consequences of negative body image in males, and how you can support boys and men in your life to find balance and seek help when necessary.
The field of eating disorder research is continually evolving. Leading the charge is Prof Tracey Wade from Flinders University in Adelaide. Tracey spoke to EDV CEO Belinda Caldwell live on our facebook page about the focus of her research, including the role of genetics, perfectionism and media literacy.
If you're feeling overwhelmed by the expectations of the festive season, you're not alone. That's why we've put together 6 practical strategies to help you prepare for, and hopefully enjoy, the festive season.
Caring for someone with an eating disorder can feel like learning a new language. In this video recording, hear from Assoc Prof Genevieve Pepin from Deakin University who has researched an evidence-based program that gives carers the confidence and skills to support their loved one.
Most people with an eating disorder have never heard from someone who has gone through the recovery journey. Hear from EDV Recovery Ambassador Heidi, who shared her story live on the EDV facebook page.
ARFID is a relatively new eating disorder, having being included in the DSM-5 in 2013. With more cases of ARFID being diagnosed every year, find out why more people are talking about this eating disorder.
It can be awkward and even scary to approach someone you suspect of having an eating disorder. You never know how they might react — angry, dismissive, upset, disbelieving. But consider the fact that they might also be relieved.