TITLE

Body Image Distortion and Eating Disorders: No Longer a 'Culture-Bound' Topic

AUTHOR(S)
Jacob, Ann V.
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Healthy Weight Journal;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on several studies about body image distortion and eating disorders across cultures and ethnicities within the United States. Behaviors related to the development of eating disorders; Prevalence of obesity among ethnic groups; Association between acculturation and eating disorders; Factors that practitioners should consider when working with females in the area of body image, weight or dieting.
ACCESSION #
5459190

 

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