What are good books on eating disorders – and specifically, anorexia nervosa? On this page you will find the best self-help books on anorexia and how to overcome it. We cover both children’s and adult books on this topic, featuring research, advice and true stories. Read along…
Interesting and poignant books on anorexia
Because many people do not yet know much about what anorexia nervosa is exactly, we have made an overview of some of the most read books about anorexia. The list consists of books for parents of children with an eating disorder, books with personal stories, and books with tips and tools to help you overcome this condition.
We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Anorexia of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.
|Books About Anorexia||Author|
|NOT ALL BLACK GIRLS KNOW HOW TO EAT||STEPHANIE COVINGTON ARMSTRONG|
|UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS||PORTIA DE ROSSI|
|BRAVE GIRL EATING||HARRIET BROWN|
|LOUD IN THE HOUSE OF MYSELF||LOUD IN THE HOUSE OF MYSELF|
|HUNGER: A MEMOIR OF (MY) BODY||ROXANE GAY|
|PLEASE EAT…: A MOTHER’S STRUGGLE TO FREE HER TEENAGE SON FROM ANOREXIA||BEV MATTOCKS|
|THE BODY TOURIST||DANA LISE SHAVIN|
|HOW TO DISAPPEAR COMPLETELY||KELLY OSGOOD|
|LESBIAN CRUSHES AND BULIMIA: A DIARY ON HOW I ACQUIRED MY EATING DISORDER||NATASHA HOLME|
|IT WAS ME ALL ALONG||ANDIE MITCHELL|
The updated top 10 list: the best books about anorexia
19 People who have experienced (or are experiencing) anorexia have decided to share their story in this book. This is a unique way to learn about this eating disorder.
8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder: Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience (8 Keys to Mental Health)
If you never had an eating disorder or knew someone who did, it can be tricky to understand what goes on inside of the mind and body. Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb tell you what strategies work to recover from an eating disorder.
Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder, Second Edition
Teenagers can be focused on their looks too much and this can, at some point, lead to an eating disorder. What parents can do to help their child recover from the disorder is laid out perfectly in this book.
Recover Your Perspective: A Guide To Understanding Your Eating Disorder and Creating Recovery Using CBT, DBT, and ACT
An eating disorder will not only affect your body, but also your mind. Understanding what goes on inside of you will help you deal with your eating disorder. Certain techniques can be very effective during your time of recovery.
Talking to Eating Disorders: Simple Ways to Support Someone With Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, Or Body Ima ge Issues
If you are not the one who suffers from the eating disorder, it can be hard to provide support. This book shows you what you can do and what you shouldn’t do.
I hope this finds you well
We love this book, because of the message you get from the poems. Life is not always easy, and it can be filled with confusion, heartbreak, and other emotions that could lead to an eating disorder. This book can be your companion on your journey of recovery.
By Their Side: A Resource for Caretakers and Loved Ones Facing an Eating Disorder
When you are in the middle of something, it can be hard to see that there is a way out. Support from the people that surround you can be key to you getting better when experiencing the effects of an eating disorder. This book is for those who want to take care of someone with an eating disorder.
Eating Disorders Anonymous: The Story of How We Recovered from Our Eating Disorders
We recommend this book because of the 12 steps it shares on how to recover from an eating disorder. Our second reason to read this book, is the experiences that are shared by others who faced an intense road of recovery from their eating problems.
When Your Teen Has an Eating Disorder: Practical Strategies to Help Your Teen Recover from Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating
Eating disorders can be manifested in different ways. Once you have discovered your child suffers from an eating disorder, you want to know what to do to help its recovery. The strategies in this book will provide you with information on what you can do for your child.
The Inside Scoop on Eating Disorder Recovery
A book that comes from personal experience is always more impressive, and the humor that is used in this book will help you understand and deal with an eating disorder and show you how to recover.
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