Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are 7 to 8 times more likely in white females than in females of color. Why is that? What cultural factors that are less pronounced among non-white females encourage eating disorders in white females? Alternatively, what protective cultural factors enjoyed by non-white females are missing from the lives of white females? What might be done to remedy this cultural difference so that the rates of eating disorders among white females are lowered?

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