Join Routledge in Supporting World Eating Disorders Action Day

Routledge is proud to support World Eating Disorders Action Day on June 2nd with free resources for eating disorders sufferers and their loved ones, interviews and advice from expert authors, and a special discount on key titles for clinicians and patients.

Eating Disorders FreeBook

Eating Disorders: Coping with Challenges in Everyday Life provides a handy compendium of direct insights and practical advice for preventing and managing eating disorders. Download your free copy for curated content from experts in the field.

ED Snapshot

Download this free resource from Gráinne Smith, author of Skills-Based Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder and Surviving Family Care Giving, for practical advice and guidance on how to support a loved one with an eating disorder.

June Alexander

We asked author June Alexander how her diary has helped with her recovery from an eating disorder. Read her inspiring article, My Diary and Me: A Writing Partnership that Fought ED and Won and read a sample chapter of her book, Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders.

Ann Goebel-Fabbri

Read our Q&A with Ann Goebel-Fabbri about the unique challenges of eating disorders in type 1 diabetes patients and read a sample chapter of her book, Prevention and Recovery from Eating Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes.

Featured Titles

  • An Internal Family Systems Guide to Recovery from Eating Disorders

    Healing Part by Part

    By Amy Yandel Grabowski

    Drawing on the evidence-based Internal Family System (IFS) therapy model, An Internal Family Systems Guide to Recovery from Eating Disorders addresses the necessity of healing the eating disorder sufferer’s three groups of inner "Parts": the Mentors, the Advocates, and the Kids. In order to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
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  • Prevention and Recovery from Eating Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes

    Injecting Hope

    By Ann Goebel-Fabbri

    Prevention and Recovery from Eating Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes: Injecting Hope sheds light on an often overlooked and misunderstood issue: the problem of eating disorders in women with type 1 diabetes – referred to by lay people and the media as "diabulimia" and characterized by insulin…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
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  • Innovations in Family Therapy for Eating Disorders

    Novel Treatment Developments, Patient Insights, and the Role of Carers

    Edited by Stuart Murray, Leslie Anderson, Leigh Cohn

    Innovations in Family Therapy for Eating Disorders brings together the voices of the most-esteemed, international experts to present conceptual advances, preliminary data, and patient perspectives on family-based treatments for eating disorders. This innovative volume is based partly on a special…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
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  • Body Image

    Understanding Body Dissatisfaction in Men, Women and Children, 3rd Edition

    By Sarah Grogan

    Body Image provides a comprehensive summary of research on body image in men, women, and children drawing together research findings from the fields of psychology, sociology, clothing, and gender studies. This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
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  • Mindful Eating from the Dialectical Perspective

    Research and Application

    By Angela Klein

    Mindful Eating from the Dialectical Perspective is both a research reference and exhaustive guide to implementing a practice of mindful eating grounded in dialectical behavior therapy. This informative and timely new resource balances a presentation of empirical data with thorough and engaging…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
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  • Face to Face with Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    Psychotherapy and Clinical Insights

    By Arie M. Winograd

    In Face to Face with Body Dysmorphic Disorder, BDD expert Arie Winograd shares his unique insights as a psychotherapist who has spent thousands of hours treating patients with this uniquely complex disorder. By specifically focusing on the patient-clinician relationship and exploring treatment…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
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  • Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders

    The diary healer

    By June Alexander

    Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders: The diary healer uses a unique combination of evidence-based research and raw diary excerpts to explain the pitfalls and benefits of diary writing during recovery from an eating disorder. In a time when diary writing remains a largely untapped…

    Paperback – 2016-07-18
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  • Skills-based Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder

    The New Maudsley Method, 2nd Edition

    By Janet Treasure, Gráinne Smith, Anna Crane

    Skills-based Caring equips carers with the skills and knowledge needed to support those suffering from an eating disorder, and to help them to break free from the traps that prevent recovery. Through a coordinated approach, it offers detailed techniques and strategies, which aim to…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
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  • Pursuing Perfection

    Eating Disorders, Body Myths, and Women at Midlife and Beyond

    By Margo Maine, Joe Kelly

    In Pursuing Perfection, authors Margo Maine and Joe Kelly explore the emotional, social and cultural factors behind the ongoing epidemic of disordered eating and body image despair in adult women at midlife and beyond. Written from a biopsychosocial and feminist perspective, Pursuing Perfection…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
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  • Understanding Anorexia Nervosa in Males

    An Integrative Approach

    By Tom Wooldridge

    Because anorexia nervosa has historically been viewed as a disorder that impacts women and girls, there has been little focus on the conceptualization and treatment of males suffering from this complex disorder. Understanding Anorexia Nervosa in Males provides a structure for understanding the male…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
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  • Yoga and Eating Disorders

    Ancient Healing for Modern Illness

    Edited by Carolyn Costin, Joe Kelly

    Yoga and Eating Disorders bridges the knowledge and practice gaps between mental health providers and yoga practitioners who work with clients suffering from disordered eating. Combining the wisdom of 20 experts in eating disorders treatment and yoga practice, editors Carolyn Costin and Joe Kelly…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20
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  • Managing Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa

    A Clinician's Guide

    Edited by Stephen Touyz, Daniel Le Grange, Hubert Lacey, Phillipa Hay

    Based on the only evidence-based randomized controlled trial yet undertaken in patients with severe and enduing anorexia nervosa, Managing Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa uses the results of that trial to present a new paradigm for treatment. Moreover, this informative new text assembles…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
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  • Getting Better Bite by Bite

    A Survival Kit for Sufferers of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders, 2nd Edition

    By Ulrike Schmidt, Janet Treasure, June Alexander

    Getting Better Bite by Bite is an essential, authoritative and evidence-based self-help programmethat has been used by bulimia sufferersfor over 20 years. This new edition maintains the essence of the original book, while updating its content for today's readers, drawing on the latest knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-25
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  • Brief Group Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders

    Inpatient protocols

    Edited by Kate Tchanturia

    In the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa, delivering psychological interventions in a group format can bring unique benefits in addition to those associated with working with patients individually. These include: sharing experiences and learning from others in a safe and therapeutic environment,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
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  • Family Therapy for Adolescent Eating and Weight Disorders

    New Applications

    Edited by Katharine L. Loeb, Daniel Le Grange, James Lock

    Family-based treatment (FBT) for eating disorders is an outpatient therapy in which parents are utilized as the primary resource in treatment. The therapist supports the parents to do the work nurses would have done if the patient were hospitalized to an inpatient-refeeding unit, and are eventually…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
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  • Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) for Eating and Weight Disorders

    Edited by Kate Tchanturia

    The effective treatment of anorexia nervosa (AN) remains a significant challenge. This has prompted new research into ways of engaging and keeping patients in treatment and ultimately achieving better outcomes, not only on a symptomatic level but also in broader aspects of life. In this book Kate…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
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  • Body-States:Interpersonal and Relational Perspectives on the Treatment of Eating Disorders

    Edited by Jean Petrucelli

    In this edited volume, Jean Petrucelli brings together the work of talented clinicians and researchers steeped in working with eating disordered patients for the past 10 to 35 years. Eating disorders are about body-states and their relational meanings. The split of mindbody functioning is enacted…

    Paperback – 2014-08-27
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  • Beyond a Shadow of a Diet

    The Comprehensive Guide to Treating Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating, and Emotional Overeating, 2nd Edition

    By Judith Matz, Ellen Frankel

     Beyond a Shadow of a Diet is the most comprehensive book available for professionals working with clients who struggle with Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating or Emotional Overeating. The authors present research revealing that food restrictions in the pursuit of weight loss actually…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
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  • Anorexia Nervosa

    A Recovery Guide for Sufferers, Families and Friends, 2nd Edition

    By Janet Treasure, June Alexander

    The highly respected and widely known Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide for Sufferers and Friends was written in 1997. This long-awaited new edition builds on the work of the first book, providing essential new and updated research outcomes on anorexia nervosa. It offers a unique insight and…

    Paperback – 2013-03-20
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  • Eating Disorders

    A Parents' Guide, Second edition

    By Rachel Bryant-Waugh, Bryan Lask

    Eating problems are common in children and teenagers. Yet myths about such problems abound and it can be very difficult to separate the facts from popular beliefs; unusual or disturbed eating patterns can be understandably bewildering and distressing for parents. Whatever aspect of your child's…

    Paperback – 2013-02-18
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  • Your Dieting Daughter

    Antidotes Parents can Provide for Body Dissatisfaction, Excessive Dieting, and Disordered Eating, 2nd Edition

    By Carolyn Costin

    Your Dieting Daughter is a must read for anyone wanting to help contribute to a young woman’s development of a healthy self and body esteem, whether she is 13 or 30. Costin has updated the first edition of this book to reflect her 15 additional years of expertise on dealing with the tricky issues…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
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  • A Clinician's Guide to Binge Eating Disorder

    Edited by June Alexander, Andrea B. Goldschmidt, Daniel Le Grange

    Incidence of BED appears to be on the increase. Treating it, and overcoming it, is all the more difficult, especially for those living in a culture that has an intense body image focus. A Clinician’s Guide to Binge Eating Disorder educates the reader about its triggers and behaviours – and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-12
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  • Eating Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

    4th Edition

    Edited by Bryan Lask, Rachel Bryant-Waugh

    In the fourth edition of this accessible and comprehensive book, Bryan Lask and Rachel Bryant-Waugh build on the research and expertise of the previous three editions. First published in 1993, this was the first book of its kind to explore eating disorders in children and young adolescents, a…

    Paperback – 2013-01-30
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  • Cut Down to Size

    Achieving success with weight loss surgery

    By Jenny Radcliffe

    Cut Down to Size covers everything you need to know about bariatric surgery, from referral through to the challenges you may face after surgery. Most people who seek weight loss surgery have struggled for many years to control their eating, and have experienced increasing health limitations,…

    Paperback – 2013-01-04
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About World Eating Disorders Action Day

World Eating Disorders Action Day

World Eating Disorders Action Day (#WeDoAct) is a grassroots movement designed for and by people affected by an eating disorder, their families, and the medical and health professionals who support them. Uniting activists across the globe, the aim is to expand global awareness of eating disorders as genetically linked, treatable illnesses that can affect anyone. The Second Annual #WorldEatingDisordersDay will take place on June 2, 2017, with many countries carrying out local “live” activities.