The Hunger Games – Eating Disorders and Their Treatment

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Student What are Eating Disorders? Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, are currently listed as mental disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5). Individuals who are affected by these illnesses are often stigmatised, with many viewing their illness as a lifestyle choice,…

Talking about Mental Health and Dispelling the Stigma – A call to action #BellLetsTalk

Aaron Chy, BSc, BSc Pharm/PharmD. Candidate Mental Vs. Physical Health Let’s face it, nobody wants to feel sick. Whenever we feel unwell we’re always quick to look for a solution; we seek out medical advice, purchase medications, and maybe take a few days off work. We take time, rest and generally do everything we can…