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Understanding eating disorders in adolescence

Resources for Parents


  • Anorexia and other Eating Disorders: How to help your child eat well and be well. Practical solutions, compassionate communication tools and emotional support for parents of children and teenagers. Eva Musby (Aprica, 2014)
  • Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder Lock, J. & Le Grange, D. (2004). New York: The Guilford Press
  • A Parent's Guide to Defeating Eating Disorders: Spotting the Stealth Bomber and Other Symbolic Approaches. Boachie, A., Jasper, K. & Katzman, D. (2011). Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Eating Disorders: A Parents' Guide. Bryant-Waugh, R. & Lask, B. (2004). Routledge
  • Eating Disorders: Lessons Learned, Spettigue, W. (2008) Child & Family Journal
  • My Kid is Back: Empowering Parents to Beat Anorexia Nervosa. Alexander, J. & Le Grange, D. (2010). Routledge
  • Eating With Your Anorexic: How My Child Recovered Through Family-Based Treatments and Yours Can Too. Collins, L. (2004). McGraw-Hill
  • Skills-Based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder: The New Maudsley Method. Treasure, J., Smith, G., Crane, A. (2007). Routledge
  • Help for Eating Disorders: A Parent's Guide to Symptoms, Causes & Treatment. Katzman, D. & Pinhas, L. (2005). Toronto: Robert Rose Inc
  • Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends. Siegel, M. (2009). Harper Perennial
  • The Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating, and Positive Body Image at Home. Herrin, M. & Matsumoto, N. (2007). Gurze Books


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