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Resources and Recommended Reading

The following are helpful books for the journey:

Mood Disorders
Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families by Francis Mark Mondimore, MD
Touched with Fire by Kay Redfield Jamison
An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-Compassion by Elisha Goldstien, Ph.D.

Eating Disorders

Eating by the Light of the Moon  by Anita Johnston, PhD
A Parent's Guide to Eating Disorders by Marcia Herrin, MPH, RD and Nancy Matsumoto
Surviving an Eating Disorder: Strategies for Family and Friends by Michele Siegel, PhD, Judith Brisman, PhD, and Margot Weinshel, MSW
Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin by Anne Katherine
The End of Overeating by David Kessler, MD
Overcoming Binge Eating by Christopher Fairburn, PhD
Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole MS RD, and Elyse Resch MS RD
Women, Food and God by Geneen Roth
Father Hunger by Margo Maine

Women's Issues
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher, PhD
The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine, MD
Vagina by Naomi Wolf

Men's Issues
The Male Brain by Louann Brizendine, MD

The Hero Within by Carol Pearson, Ph.D
Doorways to the Soul by Elisa Pearmain
Let Me Tell You a Story by Dr. Jorge Bucay, Ph.D

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion
Radical Acceptance and True Refuge by Tara Brach, Ph.D.
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron 
Uncovering Happiness by Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Helpful Apps
Virtual Hope Box - tools for coping, inspiration, distraction and relaxation
Rise Up - an app for recovering from eating issues 
Optimism - a mood chart to help develop coping strategies 
Recovery Record - food log, journal, and coping skills for eating disorder recovery