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ISRN Preventive Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 319701, 8 pages
Media and Cultural Influences in African-American Girls’ Eating Disorder Risk
Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14620, USA
Received 21 November 2012; Accepted 3 January 2013
Academic Editors: U. Abdel-Motal and V. Usonis
Copyright © 2013 Lakaii A. Jones and Catherine Cook-Cottone. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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