Essence eating disorders survey

June 1993
Essence (Essence);Jun93, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p88
Presents a survey form on the eating habits of black women prepared by Essence magazine. Determining eating disorders; Eating attitude questions; Demographic information; Instructions.


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