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
212-575-6200
Web site: http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
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
http://www.edreferral.com
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
E-mail: nimhinfo@nih.gov
http://www.nimh.nih.gov

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Phone: (847) 831-3438
http://www.anad.org

Something Fishy: Web site on Eating Disorders
http://www.something-fishy.org
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
877-946-4627
301-984-7378
http://win.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm
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
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