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Eating Disorders - Preparation

“I am planning to change my eating behaviours. I am looking at my options.”

Preparing to change? At the preparation stage, it is important to find out as much as you can about eating disorders. Also, it is useful to find out about the services available to you. This is so that you can be sure that you make the right choice about what to do next.

www.b-eat.co.uk

Take a look at the B-eat website, this website has lots of information and links to other websites that may be of interest to you
 www.anorexiabulimiacare.org.uk
ABC is a national UK eating disorders organisation with over 25 years of experience:


http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/eating-problems/#.WYspH-vytpi

You can also find information about eating disorders on the Mind website


 http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Eatingdisorders/Pages/eatingdisordershomepage.aspx
There is a wealth of information available on NHS Choices


You could also read have a read of these self-help books - clicking on the cover will open a preview on Google Books:

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=9A_VJal_FWwC&printsec=frontcover&dq=overcoming+binge+eating&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=overcoming%20binge%20eating&f=false

Overcoming Binge Eating:

The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop

Dr Christopher Fairburn (2013) 

Available on the book 
 https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=NAueBAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=overcoming+anorexia&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjV7fbrj8rVAhWFExoKHVU8BpgQ6AEIKDAA#v=onepage&q=overcoming%20anorexia&f=false Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa: 

A self-help guide using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Christopher Freeman (2012)

Available on the book 
Sometimes after reading these books, people want to have a go at overcoming their eating disorder on their own. Sometimes it may also be good to go and see your GP so that you can discuss the treatment options on offer to you.
  
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