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Eating Disorders

Andrea's Voice
Created by Tom and Doris Smeltzer whose daughter died from an eating disorder. They visited Bowdoin in January 2003 and October 2003 to give their presentation Andrea's Voice.

Eating-Disorders.com
Provides definitions, self-assessment tests and information on how to get treatment.

Something Fishy
This is a pro recovery website dedicated to raising awareness about eating disorders. Contains information and resources pertaining to anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating. Includes definitions, signs and symptoms, physical dangers, along with treatment information. Includes bulletin boards and chat groups.

Gurze Books
Specializes in eating disorders publications. Offers books at discounted prices, free articles, a newletter, links to treatment facilities, organizations as well as other websites.

A Guide to Eating Disorders
The Dartmouth College Health Services eating disorder treatment approach. Includes information about eating disorders as well as a glossary. Also has a risk assessment quiz.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
NEDA is dedicated to expanding public understanding of eating disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those affected along with support for their families through education, advocacy and research.

Homeplate
By Boston College's Eating Awareness Team. Includes information on healthy eating, what to do if you have an eating disorder and how to help a friend.

ANRED
Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc is a non-profit organization that provides information about eating disorders. Website includes information about recovery and prevention as well as self-help tips.