Unformatted text preview: with eating disorders are at particular risk for developing an eating disorder themselves (Striegel-Moore & Cachelin, 1999). (StriegelCachelin,
8 Patterns of Eating Disorders Differ Among Ethnic Groups Dieting appears to occur most frequently in Hispanic females and least in Black females (Dounchis et al., 2001). Although anorexia and bulimia appear to occur much more frequently in White girls frequently compared to minority girls, there is also evidence that the prevalence of eating disorders prevalence among ethnic minorities is more common than has been previously reported. 9 Protective Factors Against Developing Eating Disorders: Promoting the acceptance of a broad range of appearances. Protecting adolescents...
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- Spring '08
- Nutrition, Bulimia nervosa, body image disturbance, Cachelin