Obesity discrimination: the role of physical appearance, personal ideology, and anti-fat prejudice

@article{OBrien2013ObesityDT,
  title={Obesity discrimination: the role of physical appearance, personal ideology, and anti-fat prejudice},
  author={Kerry O'Brien and Janet D. Latner and Daniel Ebneter and John A Hunter},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2013},
  volume={37},
  pages={455-460}
}
Objective:Self-report measures of anti-fat prejudice are regularly used by the field, however, there is no research showing a relationship between explicit measures of anti-fat prejudice and the behavioral manifestation of them; obesity discrimination. The present study examined whether a recently developed measure of anti-fat prejudice, the universal measure of bias (UMB), along with other correlates of prejudicial attitudes and beliefs (that is, authoritarianism, social dominance orientation… CONTINUE READING
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