Guidelines and Standards

American Psychiatric Association. (2023). Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Patients with Eating Disorders (4th ed.).

Couturier, J., Isserlin, L., Norris, M., Spettigue, W., Brouwers, M., Kimber, M., McVey, G., Webb, C., Findlay, S., Bhatnagar, N., Snelgrove, N., Ritsma, A., Preskow, W., Miller, C., Coelho, J., Boachie, A., Steinegger, C., Loewen, R., Loewen, T., … Pilon, D. (2020). Canadian practice guidelines for the treatment of children and adolescents with eating disorders. Journal of Eating Disorders, 8(1), Article 4.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). (2020). Eating disorders: recognition and treatment – Nice Guideline. Retrieved from

Ontario Health. (2023). Clinically Appropriate Use of Virtual Care for Eating Disorders: Guidance Reference Document. Additional materials can be found here: EN FR

Ontario Health. (2023). Quality Standards: Eating Disorders Care for People of All Ages EN FR. Additional materials can be found here: EN FR.

Hay, P., Chinn, D., Forbes, D., Madden, S., Newton, R., Sugenor, L., Touyz, S., & Ward, W. (2014). Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of eating disorders. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48(11), 977-1008.

Resources and Tools

Academy of Eating Disorders. (n.d.). The Nine Truths About Eating Disorders.

Academy of Eating Disorders. (n.d.). The Nine More Truths About Eating Disorders: Weight and Weight Stigma

CAMH. (n.d.). Eating Disorders: Screening & Assessment

Center of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED). (2020). Starvation Syndrome: The Biology of Starvation: Ancel Keys’ Minnesota study. 

Obeid, N., Norris, M. L., Buchholz, A., Hadjiyannakis, S., Spettigue, W., Flament, M. F., Henderson, K. A., & Goldfield, G. S. (2019). Development of the Ottawa Disordered Eating Screen for Youth: The ODES-Y. The Journal of Pediatrics, 215, 209-215.

Schaumberg, K., Welch, E., Breithaupt, L., Hübel, C., Baker, J. H., Munn‐Chernoff, M. A., Yilmaz, Z., Ehrlich, S., Mustelin, L., Ghaderi, A., Hardaway, A. J., Bulik‐Sullivan, E. C., Hedman, A. M., Jangmo, A., Nilsson, I. A. K., Wiklund, C., Yao, S., Seidel, M., & Bulik, C. M. (2017). The Science Behind the Academy for Eating Disorders’ Nine Truths About Eating Disorders. European Eating Disorders Review, 25(6), 432–450.

Eating disorders: A comprehensive guide to medical care and complications (4th ed.).
by Philip S. Mehler & Arnold E. Andersen | May 2022

Medical management of eating disorders (3rd ed.).
by C. Laird Birmingham & Janet Treasure | Jun 2019

Sick enough: A guide to the medical complications of eating disorders.
by Jennifer L. Gaudiani | Sep 2018

Jeffrey, S., & Heruc, G. (2020). Balancing nutrition management and the role of dietitians in eating disorder treatment. Journal of Eating Disorders, 8, Article 64.

National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) and Dietitians Australia. (2020). Eating Disorders and the Dietitian – Decision-Making Toolkit.

I’m, like, so fat!: Helping your teen make healthy choices about eating and exercise in a weight-obsessed world
by Diane Neumark-Sztainer | Jun 2005