Eating Disorders

Background Information

More books and videos on this topic can be found using the Library's catalog.

Body Image: A Handbook of Science, Practice, and Prevention BF 697.5 B 63 B 617 2011
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5 REF RC 455.2 C 4 D 54 2013
Eating Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments Online only
Eating Disorder in Males Online only
Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders and Body Image RC 552. E 18 H 53 2009
Integrated Treatment of Eating Disorders: Beyond the Body Betrayed RD 552. E 18 Z 49 2008
Nutrition and Eating Disorders [Streaming Video] Online only
Oxford Handbook of Eating Disorders RC 552. E 18 O 97 2010
Prevention of Eating Problems and Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, and Practice RC 552. E 18 L 487 2006
Recovering: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulima Nervosa [Streaming Video] Online only
Understanding Eating Disorders: Conceptual and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa RC 552. E 18 G 56 2007

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to begin a search on any psychological or sociological topic, from mental illness to developmental psychology to group dynamics.
Created by the American Psychological Association, this database contains scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles from top psychology journals. It can be used to find articles on all aspects of eating disorders, from risk factors to symptoms to treatments.
PsycINFO is another great psychology database. It can be used to locate even more scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on any topic in psychology.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
This psychology database focuses more on the behavioral, emotional, and developmental aspects of psychology.
This database can be used to locate articles about disordered eating among athletes, dancers, and other related populations.

Web Resources

About Eating Disorders (Academy of Eating Disorders)
This page, created by the Academy of Eating Disorders, is both a factsheet about disordered eating and offers links to further research.
National Association for Males with Eating Disorders, Inc.
This organization offers information and help for males suffering from an eating disorder.
National Eating Disorders Association
This association's website is a hub of information about disordered eating. It's primarily designed for individuals who may be suffering from an eating disorder and their families and friends, but it does provide access to a lot of research on this topic.