How do obese individuals perceive and respond to the different types of obesity stigma that they encounter in their daily lives? A qualitative study

Sophie Lewis, Samantha Thomas, R Warwick Blood, David Jonathan Castle, Jim Hyde, Paul Komesaroff

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Abstract

This study advances knowledge about weight-based stigma by documenting how obese adults (mostly female) described the different types of obesity stigma that they faced, how they responded to this stigma, and how different types of stigma impact on health and social wellbeing
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1349 - 1356
Number of pages8
JournalSocial Science and Medicine
Volume73
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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