Research Guide: Eating Disorders

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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.

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