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THE ILLUSIONISTS Documentary
The Illusionists examines how global advertising firms, mass media conglomerates, and the beauty, fashion, and cosmetic surgery industries are changing the way people around the world define beauty and see themselves.

Written, directed and produced by Elena Rossini.

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 Recovery-Focused BOOKS:

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    Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder, Reclaim Yourself, Regain Your Health, Recover for Good, by Johanna S. Kandel
  • Life Without Ed, By Jenni Schaefer
  • Goodbye Ed, Hello Me, by Jenni Schaefer
  • Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat? The Essential Guide to Loving Your Body Before and After Baby, by Claire Mysko & Magali Amadei
  • Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders, by Aimee Liu
  • Restoring our bodies, reclaiming our lives: Guidance and reflections on recovery from eating disorders, Edited by Aimee Liu
  • Health at Every Size: the surprising truth about your weight, by Linda Bacon, PhD
  • Eating Mindfully: how to end mindless eating a enjoy a balanced relationship with food, by Susan Albers, PsyD
  • Crave: why you binge eat and how to stop, by Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD
  • Intuitive Eating: a revolutionary program that works, by Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD
  • The Body Image Workbook: An Eight-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks, by Thomas Cash, PhD

ONLINE RESOURCES

  • The CED Blog- The Center for Eating Disorders' staff shares information and insight related to current events, eating disorders research, therapeutic skills and recovery.
  • Gürze/Salucore Eating Disorders Resource Catalogue - a publishing company specializing in resources for eating disorders recovery.
  • Eating Disorder Hope™ - offers information, articles, recovery tools and more for individuals struggling with eating disorders.
  • Weightless - a blog about body image, the skinny fad and freedom from numbers.  Written by Margarita Tartakovsky, MS

FILMS & DOCUMENTARIES

  • The Illusionists DOCUMENTARY - The Illusionists is a critically acclaimed documentary about the globalization of beauty.  Click the title to rent or buy.

For Parents, Families & Support People:

  • Surviving.large.jpgSurviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family & Friends, 3rd Edition by Michelle Siegel, Judith Brisman and Margot Weinshel
  • Why She Feels Fat: Understanding Your Loved One’s Eating Disorder and How You Can Help, by Johanna Maria McShane, PhD and Tony Paulson, PhD
  • Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder,  by James Lock ,MD, PhD and Daniel Le Grange PhD
  • NEDA’s Parent TOOLKIT
  • Maudsley Parents 
  • Decoding Anorexia: How Breakthroughs in Science Offer Hope for Eating Disorders 
    by Carrie Arnold
  • www.EllynSatter.com, Feeding support, eating disorder prevention resources on raising competent eaters

For Medical & Treatment Professionals


For Schools, Educators & Coaches


National & International Eating Disorder Organizations

 

 

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A critically acclaimed documentary about the globalization of beauty

"The Illusionists should be required viewing in every school – and possibly every home.” – Joss Whedon, film & TV director, screenwriter and producer (The Avengers)

The Illusionists

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