Ilona Burton is a researcher and journalist writing on eating disorders and other mental health issues.
20 February 2014 11:18 AM
Victoria Beckham, that is. It takes confidence to keep quiet about a boob job when that's all the media wants to know about you
30 January 2014 03:34 PM
Any one of us could be a Jonny and any one of us could be a Neil
Social media sites need to do more to eliminate pro-anorexia messages, but they aren't behind the rise in eating disorders
27 January 2014 04:09 PM
The number of children and teenagers seeking help for eating disorders has risen by 110 per cent in the past three years. How much does social media play a part?
If they really want to help young people with mental health problems, Government must put their money where their mouth is
20 January 2014 12:36 PM
Spending on early intervention, preventative measures and a joined-up approach to treatment is the only option if we want to see a real improvement
03 December 2013 10:30 AM
More has to be done to work on prevention and early intervention of eating disorders – and that isn’t simply about banning websites
17 October 2013 04:06 PM
Treating patients with respect should go without saying and not need to be pointed out in guidelines, whether specifically geared towards obese people or not
10 October 2013 04:19 PM
Mental illness accounts for a third of all illnesses, so there is absolutely no reason not to talk about it
If it’s not okay to dress as a cancer patient for Halloween, it’s not okay to dress as a mental patient
26 September 2013 05:20 PM
We all have physical health and we all have mental health. The two are equal and should be treated that way.
05 April 2013 12:08 PM
Georgia Willson-Pemberton's tragic death should allow us to talk more openly about laxative abuse. I know from experience how difficult it can be
29 March 2013 06:07 PM
Stuck is a torturous place. The most frustrating thing about it is that only you have the power to change it.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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