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The following books are recommend by AKEDA and are grouped by their most suitable audience.

For parents caring for a loved one with an eating disorder:

  Skills-based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder: The New Maudsley Method - Janet Treasure, Grainne Smith, and Anna Craine

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Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders: How to help Your child Eat Well and Be Well - Eva Musby

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Personal Accounts that provide hope in recovery:
Understanding eating disorders and the need for treatment:

* Sick Enough: A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders - Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani, MD - provides patients, their families, and clinicians a comprehensive, accessible review of the medical issues that arise from eating disorders

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Help for specific eating disorders:

* Binge Control: A Compact Recovery Guide - Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD, FAED

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* Getting Better Bite by Bite: A survival kit for sufferers of bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorders. - Ulrike Schmidt, Janet Treasure, and June Alexander

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Decoding Anorexia: How Breakthroughs in Science Offer Hope for Eating Disorders - Carrie Arnold

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* 8 Keys to Recovery From an Eating Disorder- Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, MFT, and Gwen Schubert Grabb, MA, MFT

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Helping Your Child With Extreme Picky Eating: A Step by Step Guide for Overcoming Selective Eating, Food Aversion, and Feeding Disorders - Dr. Katja Rowell, MD

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