ERIC Number: EJ579003
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Physical, Psychological, and Societal Correlates of Bulimic Symptomatology among African American College Women.
Lester, Regan; Petrie, Trent A.
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v45 n3 p315-21 Jul 1998
Correlates of bulimic symptomatology are examined among African-American college women (N=123). Variables include level of cultural identification, internalization of societal values concerning attractiveness, body mass, body dissatisfaction, depression, and self-esteem. Findings are discussed in context of sociocultural approaches to understanding eating disorders. Discusses implications for counseling interventions. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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