…but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. -Romans 12:2

Books

Title: Anatomy of Anorexia

Author: Steven Levenkron
Worldview: Non-Christian resource
Summary:“Anatomy of Anorexia” is a tool for families struggling with an individual with anorexia. The author breaks down this often misunderstood, life-threatening disease and shows how these individuals can be helped from a family systems prospective.” (Gurze.com)

Title: The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa

Author: Hilde Bruch
Worldview: Non-Christian
Summary: “First published more than twenty years ago, with almost 150,000 copies sold, The Golden Cage is still the classic book on anorexia nervosa, for patients, parents, mental health trainees, and senior therapists a like. Writing in direct, jargon-free style, often quoting her patients descriptions of their own experiences of illness and recovery Bruch describes the relentless pursuit of thinness and the search of superiority in self-denial that characterizes anorexia nervosa. She emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and offers guidance on danger signs. Little-known when this groundbreaking book was first published, eating disorders have become all too familiar. Sympathetic and astute. The Golden Cage now speaks to a new generation.” (Book Summary)

Title: First You Cry: A Handbook of Hope for Families

Author: Dianne McLaughlin Meraglia
Worldview: Christian
Summary: Nine families of children with an eating disorder each describe their unique situation and share in-depth what they have learned and how they have grown from their experiences. Includes a section of basic, professional advice. From Remuda Ranch.

Title: The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating, and Positive Body Image at Home

Author: Marcia Herrin, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.D., and Nancy Matsumoto
Worldview: Non-Christian

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