Monthly Archives: September 2012

Aussies At Home with Eating Disorder Care

Professor Janet Treasure and Professor Daniel Le Grange will deliver keynote speeches at Australia’s first conference for carers of people with eating disorders. Titled At Home with Eating Disorders, the conference will take place on 24th and 25th May, 2013 in Brisbane, Queensland. (See  flyer). Professor Treasure is noted for her amazing work on the ‘New […]

Eating disorders – what helps?

Mental health is as important as physical health. I am constantly amazed that some people think that it is okay to have a physical illness, but to have something wrong with one’s mind is unacceptable –a sure sign of weakness, no less.  Strange, because our mind is part of our body, no less! Eating disorders […]

Icing on my cake of life

My blog has been dormant for a few months, for several exciting reasons. Firstly, I have been co-authoring and editing three books this year. I am deeply appreciative to everyone who has contributed to each of these titles. The books will be released in the first half of 2013 and each has great potential to […]

When FBT fails – research call to parents

For many good reasons, Family-Based Treatment is the frontline option for children and adolescents who are diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. But this treatment does not work for everyone. The good news is that researchers are working to find out why, so that they can further improve the treatment outcomes. And the researchers need your help. […]