Weight bias on psychological and physical health

Leske, Stuart and Strodl, Esben and Hou, Xiang-Yu (2012) Weight bias on psychological and physical health. Australasian Epidemiologist, 19 (1). pp. 18-20. ISSN 1327-8835

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Abstract

It is a round table discussion article. 'Weight bias refers to negative weight-related attitudes and beliefs, expressed in a range of forms towards individuals who are overweight or obese. Consequences of weight bias could be very significant to the individuals which may predispose them to additional weight gain. This brief literature review discusses the concept of weight bias and its impact on psychological and physical health on overweight and obese individuals...'


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
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Item Status: Live Archive
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Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2021 03:18
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021 03:23
Uncontrolled Keywords: obesity; overweight; physical health; psychological health; weight bias
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111706 Epidemiology
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111714 Mental Health
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4202 Epidemiology > 420201 Behavioural epidemiology
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420605 Preventative health care
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/42351

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