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Each reply below will list helpful books for recovery. Please note that these books were not read nor reviewed by myself or any other staff member of DF.

This is merely a list based on other people's research online that is intended to give you a helpful resource towards recovery.

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8 keys to recovery from an eating disorder
Authors: Carolyn Costin, Gwen Schubert Grabb

This is no ordinary book on how to overcome an eating disorder. The authors bravely share their unique stories of suffering from and eventually overcoming their own severe eating disorders. Interweaving personal narrative with the perspective of their own therapist-client relationship, their insights bring an unparalleled depth of awareness into just what it takes to successfully beat this challenging and seemingly intractable clinical issue.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

 

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The beginner’s guide to eating disorders recovery
Author: Nancy J Kolodny

Written for young adult readers and their loved ones, this self-help guide provides the latest information on eating disorders for anyone confronting these problems for the first time.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

 

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Eating disorders: the path to recovery 
Author: Dr Kate Middleton

Written primarily for young adults, this insightful handbook is designed to push those suffering from eating disorders towards recovery. Information is provided on every aspect of eating disorders, including what they are, how they operate, who is prone to have them, and how they can be treated.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Life without ED
Authors: Jenni Schaefer, Thom Rutledge

Prescriptive, supportive, and inspirational, “Life Without Ed“ shows readers how they too can overcome their eating disorders.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Goodbye ed, hello me 
Author: Jenni Schaefer

In “Goodbye Ed, Hello Me” Jenni shows you that being fully recovered is not just about breaking free from destructive behaviors with food and having a healthy relationship with your body; it also means finding joy and peace in your life.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Lying in weight 
Author: Trisha Gura

In this groundbreaking book, science journalist Trisha Gura explodes the myth that those who suffer from eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, are primarily teenage girls.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Bulimia: a guide to recovery
Authors: Lindsey Hall, Leigh Cohn

This self-help guidebook offers a complete understanding of bulimia and a plan for recovery. It includes a two-week program to stop bingeing, ideas for things to do instead of bingeing, a guide for support groups, specific advice for loved ones, and the author’s inspirational story of her self-cure.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Hope, help and healing for eating disorders
Author: Gregory Jantz

In this powerful book Dr. Gregory Jantz shares his well-tested and successful approach that addresses the emotional, relational, physical, and spiritual dimensions of healing from an eating disorder.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Sensing the self
Author: Sheila Reindl

To recover, bulimic women need to develop a sense of self--to attune to their physical, psychic, and social self-experience.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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The invisible man: a self-help guide for men with eating disorders, compulsive exercise and bigorexia
Author: John F Morgan

Applies the latest research to produce a practical, problem-focused self-help manual for men with eating disorders and body image problems.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Overcoming bulimia workbook
Authors: McCabe, McFarlane, Olmsted

This workbook contains tools to help people struggling with bulimia to break the cycle of bingeing and reacting, allowing them to take control of their lives and make positive behavior changes.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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The anorexia workbook 
Authors: Michelle Heffner, Georg H Eifert

Structured in a logical, step-by-step progression of exercises, the workbook first focuses on providing you with a new understanding of anorexia and the ways you might have already tried to control the problem. Then the book progresses through techniques that teach how to use mindfulness to deal with out-of-control thoughts and feelings, how to identify choices that lead to better heath and quality of life, and how to redirect the energy formerly spent on weight loss into actions that will heal the body and mind.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Overcoming binge eating
Author: Christopher Fairburn

This trusted bestseller provides all the information needed to understand binge eating and bring it under control, whether you are working with a therapist or on your own.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Why weight
Author: Geneen Roth

A workbook that will enable readers to explore for themselves the issues that lead to compulsive eating.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Telling ED no!
Author: Cheryl Kerrigan

Recovery from an eating disorder requires support of all kinds, and this book is filled with ideas, exercises, and insights.with over 100 practical recovery tools.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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The mindfulness and acceptance workbook for bulimia
Author: Emily K Sandoz, Kelly G Wilson, Troy Dufrene

The approach to moving beyond bulimia in this book is different than other treatments you may have tried. Instead of encouraging you to avoid or fight against the conflicted feelings you have about food and your body, this workbook invites you to welcome and accept your deepest fears, learn to live with them, and put the things that are really important in your life first.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Beating ana
Author: Shannon Cutts.

Read about recovery, participate in self-quizzes, short exercises, motivational affirmations, and journalling that is specifically designed to give you the courage, support, and tangible skills to say ‘no’ to your eating disorder and ‘yes’ to your life!

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Overcoming overeating
Author: Jane Hirschmann

Diet/binge. Good food/bad food. Punishment/reward. These are the compulsive eater’s nightmares, a longtime pattern of recrimination and guilt that ultimately leads to more overeating and more weight gain. Now, for the first time, here is a proven, step-by-step plan that doesn’t control your eating habits--but cures them, once and for all.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Reclaiming yourself from binge eating
Author: Leora Fulvio

Are you caught in the trap of binge eating, emotional eating, mindless eating, and diet obsession? This book will help you to stop binge eating right now.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Regaining your self
Author: Ira M Sacker

Do you want to get better, but are afraid to let go of your eating disorder? After all, your eating disorder has defined who you are, has been a constant in your life, and has helped you cope and navigate your own world. To leave it behind would mean you wouldn’t know who you are, how to act, or where to begin. Right? Wrong.

Source: Eating Disorders Victoria

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Healing Your Hungry Heart: Recovering From Your Eating Disorder

Author: Joanna Poppink, MFT

Poppink primarily addresses women who have been suffering with eating disorders for years while they manage their careers, marriages, and families. Healing Your Hungry Heart offers a step-by-step program that identifies: Early warning signs Challenges to early recovery Triggers to emotional eating Impact on sex life and family relationships The program includes journaling, meditations, exercises, quizzes, and resources to support and speed the recovery process. For women struggling with emotional eating, this book offers hope, understanding, and real solutions.

***Source: Mind Body Network

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