In Australia, around one million people are currently suffering through an eating disorder.
Under recent Medicare changes, eating disorder sufferers are now eligible for 40 psychological sessions rebatable under Medicare. Consistent treatment is vital for changing behaviours and thinking.
Eating disorders, such as anorexia and bulimia are often associated with females, however, we know that around 20% of those with eating disorders are male. There are a range of issues that lead to an eating disorder. Common causes of eating disorders include: