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[TW] Black Women don't have eating disorders

southerntellect:

“Doctors tend to not recognize it in African-American women, so they don’t make appropriate referrals for treatment,” Brooks says, adding that studies have shown that it takes longer for black girls to be diagnosed with eating disorders than it does white girls who have the same symptoms.

Excerpted from “Black Women Are Too Fat To Have Eating Disorders!” | A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss 

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