Eating Disorder Resources


  1. Bodywhys
    PO Box 105, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
    Local Helpline: 1890 200 444
  2. Eating Disorders Association
    103 Prince of Wales Road
    Norwich NR1 1DW UK
    Website: This is the leading UK website for people with eating disorders and their families. Postal address: Beat, 103 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, NR1 1DW, United Kingdom.
  3. YoungMinds
    102-108 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5SA
    Patient’s Information Service: (UK) 0800 018 2138
  4. National Institute for Clinical Excellence
    Midcity Place,
    71 High Holborn
    WC1V 6NA


  1. Eating disorders: a parents’ guide.
    Rachel Bryant-Waugh and Bryan Lask (2004). Brunner Routledge.
  2. Breaking free from anorexia nervosa: a survival guide for families, friends and sufferers
    Janet Treasure (1987). Psychology Press.
  3. Getting better bit(e) by bit(e): survival kit for sufferers of bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders.
    Ulrike Schmidt and Janet Treasure (1993). Lawrence Erlbaum
  4. Anorexia nervosa: the wish to change.
    A.H. Crisp et al (1996). Psychology Press.
  5. Overcoming Binge Eating.
    Christopher G. Fairburn (1995). Guilford Press.
  6. Bulimia Nervosa: a guide to recovery.
    Peter J. Cooper (1993). Robinson Publishing.
  7. Anorexia nervosa and related eating disorders in childhood and adolescence
    3rd edition. Bryan Lask and Rachel Bryant-Waugh (2007). Routledge.
  8. Treatment manual for anorexia nervosa: a family-based approach.
    James E. Lock (2002). Guilford Press
  9. Just take a bite.
    Lori Ernsperger and Tania Stegen-Hanson (2004). Future Horizons
  10. The following two publications are available from:
    Royal College of Psychiatrists Research Unit
    4th Floor Standon House
    21 Mansell Street, London E1 8AA
    Tel: 020 7977 6655

    • Eating problems in children: Information for parent(s).
      Claudine Fox and Carol Joughin (2002).
    • Childhood-onset eating problems: findings from research.
      Claudine Fox and Carol Joughin (2002)


  1. McNicholas F, Lydon A, Lennon R, Dooley B (2009) Eating concerns and media
  2. influences in an Irish adolescent context Eur Eat Disord Rev 17(3):203-13