How and why weight stigma drives the obesity ‘epidemic’ and harms health

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September 26, 2021 - 8:24am

Critical Commentary

Study analyzing the ways stigma serves as a health stressor.

[Optional reading for HHRA students]

Source

Tomiyama, A. Janet, Deborah Carr, Ellen M. Granberg, Brenda Major, Eric Robinson, Angelina R. Sutin, and Alexandra Brewis. "How and why weight stigma drives the obesity ‘epidemic’and harms health." BMC medicine 16, no. 1 (2018): 1-6.

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A. Janet Tomiyama, Deborah Carr, Ellen M. Granberg, Brenda Major, Eric Robinson, Angelina R. Sutin and Alexandra Brewis, "How and why weight stigma drives the obesity ‘epidemic’ and harms health", contributed by , Disaster STS Network, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 26 September 2021, accessed 22 January 2022.