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Albers, Susan, Eating Mindfully: How To End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship With Food. (New Harbinger Publica­tions, Inc., 2003).

Bacon, Ph.D., Linda, Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight.(Benbella Books, 2008; Revised & Updated Edition, 2010).

Berg, Frances, Children and Teens Afraid To Eat: Helping Youth in Today’s Weight-Obsessed World. (Healthy Weight Publishing Net­work, 2001).

Brown, PhD, LMSW, Brenè, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. (Gotham Books, 2012)

Brown, Harriet, Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight--and What We Can Do about It. (Da Capo Press, 2015)

Chödrön, Pema, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times. (Shambala Classics, 2000).

Collins, Laura, Eating With Your Anorexic: How My Child Recovered Through Family-Based Treatment and Yours Can Too. (McGraw Hill, 2005).

Costin, Carolyn, The Eating Disorder Source Book: A Comprehensive Guide to the Causes, Treatment and Prevention of Eating Disorders. (McGraw Hill, Third Edition, 2007) and 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder--Co-authored with Gwen Schubert Grabb(2011)

Cutts, Shannon, Beating Ana: How to Outsmart Your Eating Disorder & Take Your Life Back. (Health Communications, Inc., 2009).

Duppong, Justine, You Can't Just Eat a Cheeseburger: How to thrive through eating disorder recovery. (UpCycle You, 2013).

Gaesser, Ph.D., Glenn, Big Fat Lies: The Truth About Your Weight & Your Health. (Gürze Books, 2002).

Groman, LCSW, Melissa, Better is Not so Far Away:  Decide to Recover from Bingeing, Starving, or Cutting. (McGraw Hill Education, 2015).

Johnston, Ph.D., Anita, Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women can Transform their Relationships with food Through Myths, Metaphors & Storytelling. (Gürze Books, 1996).

Lelwica, Th.D., Michelle Mary, The Religion of Thinness: Satisfying the Spiritual Hunger Behind Women's Obsession with Food and Weight. (Gürze Books, 2010).

Maine, Ph.D., Margo, Father Hunger: Fathers, Daughters & Food. (Gürze Books, 1991).

Maine, McGilley & Bunnell, editors, Treatment of Eating Disorders: Bridging the Research-Practice Gap. (Academic Press, 2010) The Smeltzers co-authored Chapter 21.

Natenshon, Abigail H., When Your Child Has An Eating Disorder: A Step-by-Step Workbook for Parents and Other Caregivers. (Jossey-Bass, Inc., 1999).

Neumark-Sztainer, Ph.D., Dianne,"I'm Like SO Fat!": Helping Your Teen Make Healthy Choices about Eating and Exercise in a Weight-Obsessed World. (The Guilford Press, 2005).

Normandi, Carol & Laurelee Roark, It's Not About Food: Ending Your Obsession With Food and Weight. (Perigee Trade, 2008) and Over It: A Teen's Guide To Getting Beyond Obsessions With Food and Weight. (New World Library, 2001).

Satter, Ellyn, Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family (Kelcy Press, 2008) and Your Child's Weight: Helping Without Harming (Kelcy Press, 2005).

Schaefer, Jenni & Thom Rutledge,Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and how You Can Too. (McGraw Hill, 2003) and Good-bye Ed, Hello Me! (McGraw Hill, 2009) by Jenni Schaefer.

Schwartz, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac: Your Interactive Monthly Guide for Cultivating a Positive Body Image (Dr. Deah's Body Shop, 2013).

Smeltzer, Doris & Andrea Lynn Smeltzer. Andrea's Voice: Silenced by Bulimia. Her Story and Her Mother's Journey Through Grief Toward Understanding. (Gürze Books, 2006).

Smith, Gráinne, Anorexia & Bulimia in the Family: One Parent's Practical Guide to Recovery. (Jon Wiley & Sons, 2004).

Sobczak, Connie, Embody: Learning to Love Your Unique Body (and Quiet that Critical Voice) (Gürze Books, 2014).