Big Talk: an exploration of seldom heard discourses of body shape and size from African Caribbean women in the context of Primary Care

@inproceedings{Andrews2017BigTA,
  title={Big Talk: an exploration of seldom heard discourses of body shape and size from African Caribbean women in the context of Primary Care},
  author={Nicole Alexis Clarke Andrews},
  year={2017}
}
African Caribbean women in the United Kingdom are more likely to be biomedically defined as overweight or obese than the general population and have an increased risk of developing obesity related chronic illnesses. For healthcare professionals to engage in meaningful discussion about weight management and; for the development of targeted intervention, it is important to have an understanding of alternative discourses of health and wellbeing that may be held by women of this ethnic group. This… CONTINUE READING

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