11 Dec 2013

MAPrc leads world's largest research study in Body Dysmorphic Disorder

When people think of mental illness related to body image, the first thing that usually comes to mind is anorexia or associated eating disorders. However, it is the lesser known body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) that is five times more prevalent than anorexia and also causes higher levels of psychological impairment. In the largest neuroimaging research on this disorder in the world, Monash Alfred Psychiatry research centre's Doctor of Psychology candidate Ben Buchanan’s findings have been published this month in the prestigious journal Psychological Medicine.

10 Dec 2013

Student Profile: Kathryn Hackman talks about diabetes

Dr Kathryn Hackman is an endocrinologist in the Alfred Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, and a PhD student in the Central Clinical School. Her research is on diabetes in lung transplant recipients. Her supervisors are Professor Leon Bach (Medicine) and Professor Greg Snell (AIRmed). Dr Hackman won the 3MT competition this year for the Central Clinical School and her presentation can be viewed here: http://youtu.be/Kdz4oXF_kZE
For profile detail see: http://www.med.monash.edu/cecs/education/profiles/hackman.html

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