Library & Booklist

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Disclaimer: This booklist is a guide compiled over the years from recommendations by various parties. However, Bodywhys does not have the resources necessary to proofread recommended books and therefore does not accept responsibility for the content of any book on this list. It should also be noted that a book one person finds useful, another person may not. It is important that you find the publication that most suits your personal needs. If you have a book you would like to recommend for the booklist, please contact our, Communications Officer, at

Self-Harm and Eating Disorders in Schools

By Pooky Knightsmith, 2015. Self-Harm and Eating Disorders in Schools: A Guide to Whole-School Strategies and Practical Support. Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Anorexia and Bulimia in the Family

By Gránne Smith, 2004. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd

When Your Child Has An Eating Disorder: A Step by Step Workbook for Parents and Other Caregivers

Abigail H Natenshon, Jossey Bass, 1999. An informative, compassionate and highly practical book designed to increase understanding and give concrete direction.

Skills-based Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder: The New Maudsley Method, 2nd Edition

Janet Treasure, Gránne Smith, Anna Crane, 2016. Published by Routledge.

My Kid is Back: Empowering Parents to Beat Anorexia Nervosa

June Alexander & Daniel Le Grange, 2010. Published by Routledge.

Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, Second Edition

James Lock and Daniel Le Grange, 2015. Published by Guilford Press.

Give Food a Chance: A New View on Childhood Eating Disorders

Julie O’ Toole, 2015. Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Ed says U said: Eating Disorder Translator

June Alexander & Cate Sangster, 2013. Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents: A Clinical Handbook

Edited by Daniel Le Grange and James Lock, 2011. Published by Guilford Press.

Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence: 4th Edition

Edited by Bryan Lask and Rachel Bryant-Waugh, 2013. Published by Routledge.

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