The stigma of obesity surgery: negative evaluations based on weight loss history.

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BACKGROUND The present study investigated the stigma of obesity surgery by examining whether attitudes towards a lean person can change after learning that the person used to be obese but recently lost weight either through surgery or through diet and exercise. METHODS Participants (total N = 135) initially viewed an image of a lean woman or man and rated… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11695-013-0918-y

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