Gender differences in social consequences of perceived overweight in the United States and Australia

@article{Tiggemann1988GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in social consequences of perceived overweight in the United States and Australia},
  author={Marika Tiggemann and Esther D Rothblum},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={1988},
  volume={18},
  pages={75-86}
}
This study investigated attitudes about body weight and appearance in a group of young adults. Undergraduate psychology students at the Flinders University of South Australia and at the University of Vermont were asked about their weight and dieting, consciousness about their body, the degree to which their weight had interfered with social activities, their perceptions about the causes of obseity, and their stereotypes about fat and thin men and women. Although 20% of the sample was overweight… 
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