A multinational examination of weight bias: predictors of anti-fat attitudes across four countries

@article{Puhl2015AME,
  title={A multinational examination of weight bias: predictors of anti-fat attitudes across four countries},
  author={Rebecca M. Puhl and Janet D. Latner and KS O’Brien and Joerg Luedicke and S. Danielsdottir and Mary Forhan},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={1166-1173}
}
Background/Objectives:As rates of obesity have increased throughout much of the world, so too have bias and prejudice toward people with higher body weight (that is, weight bias). Despite considerable evidence of weight bias in the United States, little work has examined its extent and antecedents across different nations. The present study conducted a multinational examination of weight bias in four Western countries with comparable prevalence rates of adult overweight and obesity.Methods… Expand
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