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Lindner Center of HOPE Library: Resources for Eating Disorders
Are you ready to make a change? Patients facing eating disorders and their families can use these resources to better understand and take the first steps toward treatment and recovery.

Take this self test developed by eating disorders experts to help you determine if you may have an eating disorder.

Take this Eating Attitudes Test for a deeper assessment of a possible eating disorder.

Complete this automated form one week prior to your scheduled initial assessment with a licensed therapist at Lindner Center of HOPE. Once form is completed, scan and email  to Lindner Center of HOPE’s Family Therapist/Eating Disorder Intake Coordinator, Scott Bullock at


  • Eating Disorders Brochure
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Guidelines for Family and Friends
  • Eating Disorder Recovery and Stages of Change
  • Article: Treating Anorexia with the Maudsley Approach


    Brain Image Reveals Eating Disorders
    Tuscon and Southern Arizona News


    Treating Anorexia with the Maudsley Approach
    A recent study found over half of adolescent patients receiving family based treatment for anorexia were more likely to experience remission after a year than those treated with traditional therapy methods. This article provides more in-depth information about the study results and how family based eating disorder treatment works.


    100 Questions and Answers about Anorexia Nervosa
    Sari Shepphirds 

    Crave: Why You Binge Eat and How to Stop
    Cynthia M. Bulik 

    Diet Survivor's Handbook

    Judith Matz and Ellen Frankel

    Eating With Your Anorexic
    Laura Collins

    Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders
    Aimee Liu

    Health at Every Size
    Linda Bacon

    Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder
    James Lock and Daniel le Grange

    Intuitive Eating
    Evelyn Tribole 

    Life Without ED: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too
    Jenni Schaefer, Thom Rutledge

    Real Gorgeous: The Truth about Body and Beauty
    Kaz Cooke  

    Regaining Your Self: Breaking Free From the Eating Disorder Identity: A Bold New Approach
    Ira M. Sacker and Sheila Buff 

    Skills-based Learning for Caring for a Loved One With an Eating Disorder: The New Maudsley Method
    J. Treasure, G.Smith and A.Crane

    Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends
    Michele Siegel, Judith Brisman and Margot Weinshel 

    The Beginners Guide to Eating Disorders Recovery
    Nancy J. Kolodny, MA, MSW, LCSW

    When Your Child Has an Eating Disorder: a Step-by-Step Workbook for Parents and Other Caregivers
    Pam Carlton, MD 

    The Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating, and Positive Body Image at Home
    Marcia Herrin and Nancy Matsumoto 

    When Your Child Is Cutting; A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Overcome Self-Injury
    Merry E. McVey-Noble, Fugen Neziroglu, Sony Khemlani-Petal