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Family can refer to the following reference books and access the links and resources to get more information and professional health services to manage eating disorders.

Ball, J. & Ball, R. (1995). Eating disorders: a survival guide for family and friends. Sydney: Doubleday.

Heller, T. (2003). Eating disorders: a handbook for teens, families and teachers. North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc.

Natenshon, A. H. (1999). When your child has an eating disorder: a step-by-step workbook for parents and other caregivers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Siegal, M., Brisman, J. & Weinshel, M. (1997). Surviving an eating disorder: strategies for family and friends. New York: Harper Perennial.

Smith, G. (2004). Anorexia and bulimia in the family: One parent's practical guide to recover. London: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Treasure, J., Smith, G. & Crane, A. (2007). Skills-based learning for caring for a loved one with an eating disorder. New York: Routled

References for the content of this website

Abraham, S. & Llewellyn-Jones, D. (2001). Eating disorders: the facts. 5th edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

American Psychiatric Association (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5 (TM)). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

Ball, J. & Ball, R. (1995). Eating disorders: a survival guide for family and friends. Sydney: Doubleday.

Heller, T. (2003). Eating disorders: a handbook for teens, families and teachers. North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc.

Kohn, M. & Golden, N. H. (2001), "Eating disorders in children and adolescents", Paediatric Drugs , 3(2), 91-99.

Natenshon, A. H. (1999). When your child has an eating disorder: a step-by-step workbook for parents and other caregivers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Reiff, D. W. & Reiff, K. K. L. (1992). Eating disorders: nutrition therapy in the recovery process. Maryland: AN Aspen Publication.

Acknowledgement

The author would like to acknowledge the contribution from Dr. Sarah Maguire, Eating Disorder Service Development Officer for NSW, Centre for Eating & Dieting Disorders in providing her expert advice and valuable comments on this website.


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