Health and health-related quality of life among treatment-seeking overweight and obese adults: associations with internalized weight bias

@inproceedings{Latner2013HealthAH,
  title={Health and health-related quality of life among treatment-seeking overweight and obese adults: associations with internalized weight bias},
  author={Janet D. Latner and Laura E Durso and Jonathan Mond},
  booktitle={Journal of eating disorders},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Weight bias is widespread and has numerous harmful consequences. The internalization of weight bias has been associated with significant psychological impairment. Other forms of discrimination, such as racial and anti-gay bias, have been shown to be associated with physical health impairment. However, research has not yet examined whether internalized weight bias is associated with physical as well as psychological impairment in health-related quality of life. METHODS Participants… CONTINUE READING
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