Not otherwise specified: Racial comparisons in maternal and peer influences on body dissatisfaction and eating disorders among African American and White women
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Diversity and culture
Social and behavioral sciences
Compare determinants of body dissatisfaction and eating disorders among different racial groups Discuss implications as they relate to increasing treatment-seeking motivations and culturally competent provision of care
Keyword(s): African American, Women's Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I conducted my thesis work on the topic of eating disorders among ethnic minority women. I have been working with ethnic minority women in the field of HIV prevention, substance use, and body image for the duration of my graduate school tenure.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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