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Study Shows Eating Disorders Are Colorblind

Vital Information:

  • A new study dispels the myth that eating disorders are a white woman's disease.
  • Black women were just as likely as white women to report binge eating or self-induced vomiting, and were more likely than whites to report recurrent binge eating.
  • Recurrent binge eaters, regardless of race, tended to be overweight and to exhibit symptoms of psychiatric distress.

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