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Eating Disorders: Resource List

Books for Young Adults

  • Beginner's Guide to Eating Disorders Recovery; by Nancy Kolodny; Gurze Books, 2004
  • Eating Disorders: A Handbook for Teens, Families, and Teachers; by Tania Heller; McFarland & Co, 2003
  • My Life as a Male Anorexic; by Michael Krasnow; Haworth Press, 1996
  • Wanting To Be Her: Body Image Secrets Victoria Won't Tell You; by Michelle Graham; Intervarsity press, 2005
  • Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia; by Marya Hormbacher; Harper Collins, 1997

Books for Adults

  • Anatomy of Anorexia; by Steven Levenkron; W.W. Norton, 2000
  • Eating Disorders: The Facts; by Suzanne Abraham; 5th edition, Oxford University Press, 2001
  • Help for Eating Disorders: A Parent's Guide to Symptoms, Causes and Treatments; by Debra Katzman: Robert Rose, 2005
  • Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder; by James Lock and Daniel Le Grange; New York, Guilford Press, 2005
  • If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents; by B. Timothy Walsh; Oxford University Press, 2005
  • I'm, Like, SO Fat! Helping Your Teen make Healthy Choices About Eating and Exercise in a Weight-Obsessed World; by Dianne Neumark-Sztainer; New York, Guilford Press, 2005
  • Just a Little Too Thin: How to Pull Your Child Back From the Brink of an Eating Disorder; by Michael Strober and Meg Schneider; Da Capo Press, 2005
  • Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders; by Marcia Herrin; Publishers Group West, 2006
  • Talking to Eating Disorders: Simple Ways to Support Someone with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating or Body Image Issues; by Jeanne Heaton and Claudia Strauss; NAL Trade, 2005

Other Resources

American Anorexia Bulimia Association
165 West 46th Street
Suite 1108
New York, NY 10036
Web site:
Help-lines, referral networks, public information, school outreach, media support, professional training, support groups and prevention programs.

Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention, Inc.
Phone: 1-800-931-2237

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
Provides information and resource on prevention and treatment, with listings of treatment centers, practitioners, online and telephone resources (both fee-based and free), and a monthly email newsletter.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Office of Communications and Public Liaison
(301) 443-4513

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Phone: (847) 831-3438

Something Fishy: Web site on Eating Disorders
Support group site; includes a chat room and listing of online support groups. Features a monthly schedule of chat events, an interactive bulletin board, and a treatment finder that can be browsed by state and country.

Weight-control Information Network
6101 Executive Blvd., Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20852
National information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH). which provides science-based information on obesity, weight control, and nutrition.

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2008-08-11
Last reviewed: 2008-05-29
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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