Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



David Castle

MBChB, MSc, DLSHTM, MD, MRCPsych, FRANZCP, is Chair of Psychiatry, St Vincent's Mental Health and the Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria.

Body dysmorphic disorder in men

Body image concerns are often assumed to relate predominantly to females, yet a large proportion of males are troubled with how they look. In 2014, an annual survey carried out by Mission Australia...

‘Help us, she’s fading away’ How to manage the patient with anorexia nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is often associated with significant psychiatric comorbidities and medical complications.3 Common psychiatric comorbidities are anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder...

To be Superman The male looks obsession

It is widely recognised that body image dissatisfaction is experienced by both men and women, and in extreme cases can lead to the onset of debilitating body image disorders such as body...


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