Cheslea Heuer

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BACKGROUND Weight-based victimization has become increasingly reported among overweight youth, but little is known about adolescents' perceptions and observations of weight-based teasing and bullying. This study examined adolescents' observations of and reactions to weight-based victimization toward overweight students at school. METHODS Adolescents (N =(More)
From investigations of smoking habits, which included information about onset of smoking, we have extrapolated gender- and age-specific smoking prevalence in Germany back to the 1920s. The exploration of these data, together with an analysis of lung cancer mortality by age-period-cohort models shows that the increase of smoking and lung cancer is modulated(More)
Objective:To assess the public support for potential legislation to prohibit weight-based discrimination against obese individuals in the United States, and to examine whether certain message frames about weight discrimination influence public support.Design:Participants were randomly assigned to read one of the four paragraphs that framed the topic of(More)
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