• Psychology
  • Published 2014

The Adolescent Female's Lived-Experience of Obesity

@inproceedings{RandallArell2014TheAF,
  title={The Adolescent Female's Lived-Experience of Obesity},
  author={Jamie L. Randall-Arell and Rose Utley},
  year={2014}
}
Obesity is one of the most commonly discussed and hotly debated health issues for adults and children alike. Adolescent obesity has been identified as a significant and growing health problem leading to Type II Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and other health problems (Thomas & Walker, 2012). Obesity is associated with an increased incidence of depression, eating disorders, and social isolation, resulting in significant psychosocial risk in adolescents (Cornette, 2008). Despite well-publicized… CONTINUE READING

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