An evaluation of the reliability and construct validity of eating disorder measures in white and black women.

@article{Kelly2012AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of the reliability and construct validity of eating disorder measures in white and black women.},
  author={Nichole R Kelly and Karen S. Mitchell and Rachel Walker Gow and Sara E Trace and Janet A Lydecker and Carrie E Bair and Suzanne E. Mazzeo},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={608-617}
}
Most measures of eating disorder symptoms and risk factors were developed in predominantly White female samples. Yet eating disorders affect individuals of all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Black women appear more vulnerable to certain forms of eating pathology, such as binge eating, and less susceptible to other eating disorder symptoms and risk factors, such as body dissatisfaction, compared with their White peers. Despite concern that extant measures do not adequately assess eating concerns… CONTINUE READING
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