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ERIC Number: EJ442219
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Self-Reported Eating Disorders of Black, Low-Income Adolescents: Behavior, Body Weight Perceptions, and Methods of Dieting.
Balentine, Margaret; And Others
Journal of School Health, v61 n9 p392-96 Nov 1991
Study identified African-American low-income adolescents who thought they had bulimia or anorexia nervosa, identified common behaviors, and compared actual and perceived body weight and dieting methods. About 12 percent suspected an eating disorder and perceived themselves as heavier more often than their peers. Fasting was the most common dieting method. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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