Bulimia

Bulimia

Eating disorders affect women in midlife too: a reader shares her personal struggles

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Merryl Bear
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Presents a letter from a 51 year old woman struggling with an eating disorder. Offers a response addressing some of the unique issues related to eating disorders during midlife.

Inside the experience: exerpts from the book, Inner Hunger: A Young Woman's Struggle Through Anorexia and Bulimia

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marianne Apostolides
Publisher: 
National Eatind Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an excerpt from one young woman's account of her struggle with anorexia and bulimia.

Ana & Mia: the online world of anorexia & bulimia

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Karin Davis
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the issues surrounding pro-anorexia and pro-bulima web sites.

The control paradox: understanding and working with anorexia and bulimia

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Catrina Brown
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses how those with an eating disorder control over their bodies becomex a substitute for real control in their lives. Looks at these issues of control in the therapeutic setting.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Eating Disorders Association of Manitoba

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

Forms a support group for families and friends of people suffering from an eating disorder. Web site includes information on eating disorders and back issues of the organization's newsletter.

Primary Telephone: 
204-888-3326
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
plightfoot@edam.mb.ca
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 34099 RPO Fort Richmond
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3T 5T5

Hope's Garden Eating Disorders Support & Resource Centre

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

Offers support services to help people with eating disorders and their family and friends. Also provides a resource centre.

Primary Telephone: 
519-434-7721
Email Address: 
info@hopesgarden.org
Street Address: 
210-379 Dundas
City: 
London
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N6B 1V5

Society for Assisted Cooperative Recovery from Eating Disorders (SACRED)

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

Offers an Eating Disorder Recovery Day Program that operates twelve hours a day, seven days a week. The program is suitable for people who are in need of intensive support to recover from eating disorders, but who do not require hospitalization.

Primary Telephone: 
780-423-5508
Secondary Telephone: 
780-436-9003 (Recovery Day Program)
Email Address: 
admin@sacredeatingdisorders.com
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 82067
Addt'l Street Address: 
Yellowbird RPO
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T6J 7E6

Eating disorders: innovative directions for research and practice

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Ruth H. Striegel-Moore (ed.)
Linda Smolak (ed.)
Publisher: 
American Psychological Association
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Presents a collection of scholarly articles written by researchers working to help individuals with an eating disorder.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1557987785
WEIP.E85 2001
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

BodyWise handbook

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Provides fact sheets and resource lists designed to help health care providers and school personnel to detect eating disorders among adolescents and provide suggestions for promoting positive body image and healthy eating behaviors.

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North Island Regional Eating Disorder Program

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Offers individual conselling/assessment/referral, information to individuals/families struggling with an eating disorder, support groups, team meetings with other caregivers, and community awareness/information events.

Primary Telephone: 
250-850-5828
Street Address: 
207-1040 Shoppers Row
City: 
Campbell River
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9W 2C6
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