Research Guide: Eating Disorders

Finding Articles

Try using the following suggested keyword searches in the OneSearch box below:

“eating disorders” AND athletics
“eating disorder not otherwise specified” AND perfectionism
anorexia and “cognitive behavioral therapy”
bulimia AND depression
“body dysmorphic disorder” and schools
“binge eating disorder” and treatment
“eating disorder” AND recovery



Many of our psychology specific databases are available in OneSearch. You may also try these keywords in ScienceDirect.

Background Information

The following books and videos provide background information for beginning research on eating disorders.
Title Availability
Body Image: A Handbook of Science, Practice, and Prevention BF697.5 B63 B617 2011, 4th Floor
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5 RC455.2 C4 D54 2013, 1st Floor Reference
Eating Disorders: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments Online Only
Eating Disorder in Males Online Only
Hidden Faces of Eating Disorders and Body Image RC552. E18 Z49 2008, 4th Floor
Nutrition and Eating Disorders [video] Online Only
Oxford Handbook of Eating Disorders RC 552. E18 O97 2010, 4th Floor
Prevention of Eating Problems and Eating Disorders: Theory, Research, and Practice RC552. E18 L487 2006
Recovering: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa [video] Online Only
Understanding Eating Disorders: Conceptual and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa RC552. E18 G56 2007, 4th Floor
Binge Eating: Psychological Factors, Symptoms and Treatment Online Only


Web Resources

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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