Putting on weight stigma: A randomized study of the effects of wearing a fat suit on eating, well-being, and cortisol.

@article{Rodriguez2016PuttingOW,
  title={Putting on weight stigma: A randomized study of the effects of wearing a fat suit on eating, well-being, and cortisol.},
  author={Angela C Incollingo Rodriguez and Courtney M Heldreth and A. Janet Tomiyama},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2016},
  volume={24 9},
  pages={1892-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Although a considerable amount of research has revealed connections between weight stigma and mental and physical health outcomes, no studies to date have experimentally manipulated the experience of obesity to understand how weight stigma causally affects eating behavior, physiology, and psychological well-being. Research has also not yet identified effective strategies for reducing weight stigma. METHODS In this research, the effect of weight stigma on psychological outcomes… CONTINUE READING
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