Eating disorders

Eating disorders

Prevention of eating disorders: a dilemma

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English
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Online
Author: 
Niva Piran
Publisher: 
National Institute of Nutrition (NIN)
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses factors that have limited the success of programs to prevent eating disorders among teenage girls. Suggests strategies that may help, and identifies the need for better prevention resources. Lists educational kits for school-aged children.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Food and weight preoccupation

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English
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National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Answers common questions about eating disorders, such as symptoms, how to recognize an eating disorder, clinical definitions, frequently asked questions, and related articles.

Road to Bridgepoint

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Adaptation and Rural Development Saskatchewan
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Milden, SK

Provides information about Bridgepoint, a centre for eating disorders in Milden, Saskatchewan.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WEIP.M55 2002

Dispelling the myths: disordered eating across cultures and the lifespan

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English
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Online
Author: 
Alex Merrill
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses eating disorders among women from different ethnic groups and cultures. Includes references and further reading suggestions.

How do I recognize an eating disorder?

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English
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Online
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Dietitians of Canada
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Lists common warning signs of an eating disorder, including typical behaviours for people struggling with bulimia or anorexia nervosa.

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Can be found on the website for Dietitians of Canada, under Resource Center, Health Professional & Educator Tools, FAQS

Definitions

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Lists definitions, symptons and effects of various eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, anorexi athletica (compulsive exercising), pica, night-eating syndrome and binge eating disorder.

Eating disorders

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Toronto Reference Library, Consumer Health Information Service
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Defines eating disorders and provides contact information for related organizations. Lists periodicals, articles, books, and Internet sites on eating disorders. Includes a brief description of each publication.

Disordered eating and substance use

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English
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Author: 
Nancy Poole
Sue McGowan
Publisher: 
Women's Addiction Foundation
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Offers a definition of disordered eating and discusses the connection with substance use, including several areas of concern. Identifies barriers and suggests possible solutions to these barriers.

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Includes bibliographical references.

ANAB information and support line

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English
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Online
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Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Association
Publication Place: 
Kingston, ON

Describes a confidential phone service in Kingston, Ontario for people who want support or information about eating disorders.

Family, Friends and Partners of People with Eating Disorders

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Provides a place for families, friends and partners of people with eating disorders to share experiences and feelings, coping skills for positive change. Professionally facilitated.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-927-8900
Fax Number: 
416-927-8844
Street Address: 
Sheena's Place
Addt'l Street Address: 
87 Spadina Rd
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5R 1T1
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