Weight bias on psychological and physical health

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

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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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ID Code: 53730
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: overweight, obesity, psychological health, physical health, weight bias
ISSN: 1327-8835
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Australasian Epidemiological Association
Deposited On: 18 Sep 2012 23:29
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2013 15:10

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