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The American Dietetic Association provides information on nutrition, exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight.

The American Psychological Association (APA) offers tips on mind/body health and managing stress.

The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) offers information on the definition of hypnosis as well as under what conditions it can be helpful.

The Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital provides information on the stress response and the relaxation response.

Eating Disorders Resources for Recovery sells books on multiple topics related to eating disorders recovery.

The Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School offers information on mindfulness-based stress reduction classes, books, and other resources.

The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA) offers educational information about the symptoms and medical complications of eating disorders and about accessing treatment. MEDA also offers therapy groups at their Newton, MA location.

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) provides educational materials regarding eating disorders for clients, family, friends, educators, and professionals.

WebMD offers a summary on Mental Health and Hypnosis , including how hypnosis works and the benefits of hypnosis.


Life Without Ed, Jenni Shaefer & Thom Rutledge
One woman describes how she recovered from her eating disorder by learning to talk back to the internal abusive voice that was part of her illness.

Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic Workbook, David Barlow & Michelle Craske
Includes detailed program for developing cognitive-behavioral skills and techniques to manage panic and agoraphobia.

Overcoming Binge Eating, Christopher Fairburn
Describes factors that can contribute to binge eating and bulimia and offers a step-by-step plan for developing the ability to manage eating in a healthy way.

The Appetite Awareness Workbook, Linda Craighead
Offers techniques for learning to pay attention to body signals, to manage feelings about food, and to develop normal, healthy eating habits.

The Body Image Workbook, Thomas Cash
Provides program to evaluate personal body image issues, to define body image goals, and to change thoughts and behaviors in order to achieve self-acceptance.

The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook, Martha Davis, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman & Matthew McKay
Reviews and provides instructions for mastering a comprehensive list of relaxation strategies, including breathing, meditation, visualization, and self-hypnosis.

The Self-Compassion Diet, Jean Fain
Provides theory, research, and exercises on using meditation, self-hypnosis, mindfulness, and social support to eat normally and achieve a healthy weight.