Self-Help and Professional books for body image and disordered eating
Books focused on food behaviors (restricting/dieting, binging, purging)
Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating by Geneen Roth
Feeding the Hungry Heart: The Experience of Compulsive Overeating by Geneen Roth
Intuitive Eating: A Recovery Book for the Chronic Dieter by Evelyn Tribole, M.S., R.D. and Elyse Resch, M.S., R.D.
*Making Peace with Food: Freeing Yourself from the Diet-Weight Obsession by Susan Kano
Moving Away From Diets: New Ways to Heal Eating Problems & Exercise Resistance by Karin Katrina, MA, RD, Nancy King, MS, RD and Dayle Hayes, MS, RD
Overcoming Overeating: Living Free in a World of Food by Jane Hirschmann, MSW and Carol Munter
*When Food is Love: Exploring the Relationship between Eating and Intimacy by Geneen Roth
*When Women Stop Hating their Bodies: Freeing Yourself from Food and Weight Obsession by Jane Hirschmann, MSW and Carol Munter
Books focused on socio-cultural aspects
*Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women by Naomi Wolf
*Body Wars: Making Peace with Womenís Bodies by Margo Maine, Ph.D.
Fat is a Feminist Issue (1982) by Susie Orbach
Life Without Ed by: Jenni Schaefer
Living Large! By Cheri Erdman
Making Weight: Menís Conflicts with Food, Weight, Shape and Appearance by Arnold Andersen, Leigh Cohn, Thomas Holbrook
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher, Ph.D.
The Invisible Woman: Confronting Weight Prejudice in America by W. Charisse Goodman
Self-Esteem Comes in All Sizes: How to be Happy and Healthy at Your Natural Weight by Carol A. Johnson
Book focused on summarizing research that challenges idea that large people are unhealthy
Big Fat Lies by Glenn Gaesser
Book focused on helping friends/family of eating disordered individual
Surviving an Eating Disorder: Perspectives and Strategies for Family and Friends (revised 1997)
by Michelle Siegel, Ph.D., Judith Brisman, Ph.D., and Margot Weinshel, Ph.D.
When Your Child Has an Eating Disorder: A step by step workbook for parents and other caregivers by Abigail Natenshon