- General Information
- General Information
- National Eating Disorders Organization
- Eating Disorder Booklet
- Eating Disorder & Body Image Booklet
- Weight Challenges
- Bulimia: Assessment and Treatment
- Support for Families
- Childhood Eating Disorders
- Childhood Eating Disorders: Identification & Management
- Toolkit For Parents
Brown, Harriet (2010). Brave girl eating. NY: HarperCollins. A book describing a family based approach for treating anorexia. This might not work for families in high conflict, but well worth reading.
Collins, Laura (2005). Eating with your anorexic: how my child recovered through family-based treatment and you can too. NY: McGraw Hill. Book by parent about how she implemented the Maudsley intervention. Although she often comes across as angry – the book can be helpful to parents.
Hall, Lindsey & Ostroff, Monika (1999). Anorexia nervosa: a guide to recovery. Carlsbad, CA: Gurze Books. Practical, supportive book for adults with eating disorders.
Halse, Laurie (2009). Wintergirls. NY, NY: Penguin Group. Novel for teens and young adults about a girl who restricts her eating and cuts.
Hornbacher, Marya (1998). Wasted. NY: HarperCollins. True story of a young person with a severe eating disorder. The book pulls no punches and should only be read by clients if approved of by the treatment team (parents & therapist).
Lock, James & Le Grange, Daniel (2005). Help your teenager beat an eating disorder. NY: Guilford Press. A book about eating disorders and how parents can help.
Satter, Ellyn (1987). How to get your kid to eat… but not too much. CA: Bull Publishing. Advice for parents of children from birth to adolescents.
Siegel, Michele, Brisman, Judith & Weinshel, Margot (2009). Surviving an eating disorder: strategies for family and friends. NY: Harper. A classic book for those supporting a loved one with an eating disorder.
Schaeffer, Jenni (2004). Life without Ed: how one woman declared independence from her eating disorder and how you can too, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies. An easy to read, motivating first person account about how to beat an eating disorder.
Strober, Michael & Schneider, Meg (2006). Just a little too thin: how to pull your child back from the brink of an eating disorder. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books Group. Ideas about how to help teenage girls who are beginning to be too body and food conscious to avoid a getting an eating disorder.