ERIC Number: EJ624103
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Racial Differences in Eating Disorder Attitudes, Cigarette, and Alcohol Use.
Granner, Michelle L.; Abood, Doris A.; Black, David R.
American Journal of Health Behavior, v25 n2 p83-99 Mar-Apr 2001
Surveyed black and white college women regarding their eating disorder attitudes and use of cigarettes and alcohol. Black women used substances significantly less than whites. Substance use related to eating disorder symptoms. Women at highest risk of eating disorders reported highest levels of substance use. Negative affect reduction and weight control motivations to use substances related to eating disorder symptoms. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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