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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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    well that USED to be true. However an onslaught of decades of negative media attacks on ANYONE who does not fit the...
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    Yeah, also there are men with eating disorders and it isn’t only something that happens to the upper class.
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    Reblogging this here for signal boost and awareness’s sake!
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    Oy. *facepalm* Again, socialized ignorance supersedes whatever degrees or empirical knowledge people have amassed…
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    Wow I love this conversation. It’s really important. As a person who had an eating disorder and who still has some food...
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    This is an article about women of color with eating disorders. From the abstract: “eating problems begin as strategies...
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