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Government Resources

Facts about eating disorders and the search for solutions.

Eating disorders involve serious disturbances in eating behavior, such as extreme and unhealthy reduction of food intake or severe overeating, as well as feelings of distress or extreme concern about body shape or weight.


Non-profit Resources

Something Fishy

There seems to be a definite correlation between physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse and the sufferers of Eating Disorders. According to studies, a relatively high percent report that they have suffered from some sort of abuse in their lives. This site includes a treatment finder.

Private Sector Resources

Eating Disorder Recovery Online

What causes eating disorders? “This is an occurrence that causes extreme emotional pain for a person…rape”


What causes eating disorders?

"Some people with eating disorders use the behaviors to avoid sexuality...It is often said that the key to understanding an eating disorder is an appreciation of the person's need to control.."

An organization that provides information about anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and other less-well-known food and weight disorders. Our material includes self-help tips and information about recovery and prevention.


Anorexia visible with brain scans

"Sophisticated scans have revealed the eating disorder anorexia is linked to specific patterns of brain activity."

Face the issue

This site is easy to read and oriented towards young women. It is illustrated with animations.


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You are not alone. Here are some ways to get help:


International Eating Disorder Referral Organization

Find resources in your area (hospitals and therapists)

"Welcome to the Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center! We are dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. provides information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders. Our goal is to provide assistance, in the form of information and resources, to those suffering with eating disorders to get them started on the road to recovery and healthy living."


International Referral and Information

How to get help for an eating disorder in the UK - help lines and links.


Find a nutritionist / dietician from medline


Support groups for eating disorders



Information about eating disorders

Hotlines and information about eating disorders/

eating disorder community site.


Nutritional drinks

Nutritional supplements - caffe latte and other flavors and how to buy them.



Nutritional drinks for diabetics.


Peanut butter, cashew butter, frozen yogurt, smoothies.



For more information on eating disorders click here.

Worsnop, R. L. (1992, December 18). Eating disorders . CQ Researcher, 2, 1097-1120. Retrieved February 1, 2007, from CQ Researcher Online,

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Related links: Victim blame


Macdonalds, J. (2004). World Book Encyclopedia. United States of America: World Book Inc.

rape. (2006). Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved May 2, 2006, from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service.

Smith, M. D. (2004). Encyclopedia of Rape. USA: Greenwood Press.

Sedney, M., "rape (crime)." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Scholastic Library Publishing, 2006 <> (February 1, 2006).



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