Disordered Eating

General Information
To learn more about what causes eating disorders and the medical complications click on the links below which have been obtained from the web site of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorder. This web site includes information on finding support groups, referrals and treatment centers, advocacy, and background on eating disorders.

Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
http://www.anad.org/get-information/about-eating-disorders/general-information/

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

http://www.something-fishy.org/

Anorexia Nervosa (AN)
To learn more about Anorexia Nervosas (warning signs and symptoms) click on the link below.
Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
http://www.anad.org/get-information/about-eating-disorders/anorexia-nervosa/

Bulimia Nervosa (BN)
To learn more about BN, such as warning signs and symptoms, click on the link below:
Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
http://www.anad.org/get-information/about-eating-disorders/bulimia-nervosa/

Males and Eating Disorders
To learn more about males and eating disorders, click on the link below:
Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/information-resources/men-and-boys.php

http://www.pbs.org/perfectillusions/personalstories/brad.html

Therapeutic Treatment Approaches
To learn more about the different treatment approaches available to treat an eating disorder click on the link below.
Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
http://www.examiner.com/eating-disorder-in-indianapolis/getting-help-therapeutic-treatment-options

http://www.anad.org/get-information/information-about-treatment/

Treatment Approach at K-State
Kansas State University Counseling Services and Lafene Health Center use a team approach in helping individuals with disordered eating. To learn more about the team approach used at K-State click on the link below
http://www.k-state.edu/lafene/disorderedeating.pdf

Resources

Local

General

Information on Prevention

Intensive Treatment Center(s) Information

Things to consider:

  • Insurance coverage
  • Location
  • Ability to pay for treatment in absence of insurance

When contacting Treatment Center

  • Find out admission criteria and does this individual meet the criteria

Treatment Centers

NOTE: You may also visit the following www.edreferral.com for information on providers & programs in the student’s city of residence.

Insurance Issues
To learn more about navigating health insurance issues click on the link below, which has been obtained from the web site of National Eating Disorders Association:
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/information-resources/parent-toolkit.php

Suggested Readings
Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationships with Food Through Myths, Metaphors and Storytelling
by Anita Johnston

Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food
by Susan Albers

Free at Last! The Power of Relationships in Overcoming Trauma, Abuse & Eating Disorders
by Shari Botwin

Overcoming Binge Eating
by Thomas Cash

Eating Well, Living Well: When You Can’t Diet Anymore
by Glenn Gaesser and Karin Kratina

Transforming Body Image: Love The Body You Have
by Marcia Germaine Hutchinson

Overcoming Overeating
by Jane Hirschman and Carol Munter

Making Weight: Healing Men’s Conflicts with Food, Weight, and Shape
By Arnold Andersen, Leigh Cohn, and Tom Holbrook