Psychological Consequences of Obesity in African American Women

@inproceedings{McGee1998PsychologicalCO,
  title={Psychological Consequences of Obesity in African American Women},
  author={Bernestine B. McGee},
  year={1998}
}
Abstract Results from the Tennessee Self-Concept Scale (TSCS) and a social well-being questionnaire administered to obese African American are described. Fifty four subjects were recruited via flyers in churches, community centers and media advertisements. Subjects had to meet four criteria: 1) define themselves as African American; 2) had body mass indices (BMI: kg/m 2 ) greater than 27; 3) be between 20 and 60 years of age, and 4) not be involved in a weight loss program. The TSCS and the… CONTINUE READING

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