How to lose weight bias fast! Evaluating a brief anti-weight bias intervention.

@article{Diedrichs2011HowTL,
  title={How to lose weight bias fast! Evaluating a brief anti-weight bias intervention.},
  author={Phillippa Claire Diedrichs and Fiona Kate Barlow},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={846-61}
}
OBJECTIVES Although experiencing weight bias is associated with poor physical and psychological health, health professionals often stigmatize overweight and obese clients. The objective of this study was to evaluate a brief educational intervention that aimed to reduce weight bias among Australian pre-service health students by challenging beliefs about the controllability of weight. DESIGN Non-equivalent group comparison trial. METHODS Undergraduate psychology students were assigned to an… CONTINUE READING