Eating Disorders

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has information leaflets on Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa.

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Eating Disorders

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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Eating Disorders

Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust provide a range of self help leaflets, including one on this topic.

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Food for Thought

Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust provide a range of self help leaflets, including one on this topic.

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Eating Disorders

Information from Directgov, the UK government's website.

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Binge eating/vomiting - Responding helpfully and safely to a child or young person who is binge eating and vomiting.

Information from HandsOnScotland.

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Talking About Eating Disorders

Information from Health Scotland.

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Eating Disorders

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Anorexia Nervosa

Information from the Mental Health Foundation.

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Bulimia Nervosa

Information from the Mental Health Foundation.

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Understanding eating distress

Information from MIND.

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ABC - Anorexia and Bulimia Care

An organisation run by Christians for sufferers, their families and their carers.

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Care UK - Eating Disorders Services

Care UK is a leading independent provider of health and social care in the UK. The eating disorders service seeks to address eating disorders by offering treatment to people across the spectrum of age, complexity and duration of illness.

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Althea Park Specialist Services

A well-established and well-known provider of residential treatment, care and education to both adolescent and adult clients with eating disorders and related problems, in particular deliberate self-injury and personality issues.

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BalancED MK

A Community Interest Company (CIC) that supports people affected by eating disorders, through self-support groups, one to one counselling and education. They work mainly in the Milton Keynes and surrounding area, with people of all ages.

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Beat

A national charity offering help, support and information to people whose lives are affected by eating disorders, in particular, anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

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Caraline

Caraline is a registered charity based within the centre of Luton, which is concerned with helping those whose lives are affected directly or indirectly by an eating disorder

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International Eating Disorders Centre (The International)

An established residential and out-patient Centre for individuals with eating disorders, based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK.

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Lucy Serpells Eating Disorders Resources

A wealth of resources concerned with anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders. As well as general resources for sufferers, there is a section with links for academics and researchers in the field.

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Men Get Eating Disorders Too

A website for men who are affected by anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, compulsive eating and/or exercise and 'Bigorexia'.

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National Centre for Eating Disorders

An independent treatment facility with a network of counsellors in a number of regions in the UK.

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Newbridge House

A specialist eating disorder centre for the treatment of young people aged 12 to 18 with anorexia and bulimia. Based near Birmingham.

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Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association

Offers a range of services for people affected by eating disorders (sufferers, carers and professionals). The site also has general information about eating disorders.

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Medicine Guide for Bulimia

Provides detailed information about the drugs available to treat this condition. Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines, conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Eating Disorders

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Anorexia Nervosa

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Binge Eating

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Bulimia

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Anorexia Nervosa

Information from BUPA.

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Bulimia Nervosa

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.