The Resource Not all Black girls know how to eat : a story of bulimia, Stephanie Covington Armstrong, (ebook)

Not all Black girls know how to eat : a story of bulimia, Stephanie Covington Armstrong, (ebook)

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Not all Black girls know how to eat : a story of bulimia
Title
Not all Black girls know how to eat
Title remainder
a story of bulimia
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Covington Armstrong
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Describing her struggle as a black woman with an eating disorder that is consistently portrayed as a white woman's problem, this insightful and moving narrative traces the background and factors that caused her bulimia. Moving coast to coast, she tries to escape her self-hatred and obsession by never slowing down, unaware that she is caught in downward spiral emotionally, spiritually, and physically. Finally, she can no longer deny that she will die if she does not get help, overcome her shame, and conquer her addiction. However, seeking help only reinforces her negative self-image, and she discovers her race makes her an oddity in the all-white programs for eating disorders. This memoir of her experiences answers many questions about why black women often do not seek traditional therapy for emotional problems
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Midwest
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Covington Armstrong, Stephanie
Dewey number
  • 616.85/2630092
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Bulimia
  • Bulimia
  • African American women
  • African American women
  • African American families
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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Not all Black girls know how to eat : a story of bulimia, Stephanie Covington Armstrong, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781569763209
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11333493
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remote
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11333493
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MWT11333493
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Not all Black girls know how to eat : a story of bulimia, Stephanie Covington Armstrong, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781569763209
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11333493
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11333493
System control number
MWT11333493
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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