Stigmatisation of a Formerly Obese Young Female – SA. Tucci, EJ. Boyland, JCG. Halford, JA. Harrold – Obes Facts 2013;6:433-442
Weight loss does not necessarily decrease the negative appraisal of a formerly overweight individual. Information on weight history impacts upon the appraisal of peers. These effects are dependent on gender and BMI. Knowing that a young female was overweight triggered negative evaluations from females but did not appear to impact the judgment of males.
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