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Eating Disorders in African American Communities


Eating Disorders are “not just a white girl’s disease”. This webinar focuses on eating disorders and body image concerns in the African-American community. Dr. Gayle Brooks discusses some of the risk and protective factors specific to African-Americans, cultural factors related to body image dissatisfaction and considerations for addressing possible barriers in the treatment of African-Americans. Special guests Gwen Vann and Benjamin O’Keefe share their personal experiences and insights as African-Americans in recovery from an eating disorder.

Recorded live on December 17, 2013.

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