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Author Covington Armstrong, Stephanie.

Title Not all Black girls know how to eat : a story of bulimia / Stephanie Covington Armstrong.

Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 241 pages)
Contents A hungry childhood -- Returning home -- Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn -- Monster in the family -- Father's Day -- Missing mommy -- A Communist among us -- The trouble with puberty -- Tragedies -- On my own -- Losing it -- Hollywood, California -- What goes down must come up -- Manorexic -- New York -- Location, location, location -- Dating for doughnuts -- Resistance is futile -- Giving up the fight -- The inward journey -- On solid ground.
Summary Describing the author's struggle as a black woman with an eating disorder that is consistently portrayed as a white woman's problem, this title presents a narrative that traces the background and factors that caused her bulimia. It answers many questions about why black women often do not seek traditional therapy for emotional problems.
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Subject Covington Armstrong, Stephanie -- Health.
Covington Armstrong, Stephanie -- Mental health.
Covington Armstrong, Stephanie -- Childhood and youth.
Bulimia -- United States -- Case studies.
Bulimia -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
African American women -- Biography.
African American women -- Mental health -- Case studies.
African American families -- New York (State) -- New York.
Bedford-Stuyvesant (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography.
New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.
African American families.
African American women.
SELF-HELP -- Eating Disorders.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Eating Disorders.
Other Form: Print version: Covington Armstrong, Stephanie. Not all Black girls know how to eat. Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, ©2009 9781556527869 1556527861 (DLC) 2009007354 (OCoLC)276815638
ISBN 9781569763186 (electronic bk.)
1569763186 (electronic bk.)
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