Obesity discrimination: the role of physical appearance, personal ideology, and anti-fat prejudice.

Source: International Journal of Obesity, 2013, 37 (3), p. 455-460.
Follow this link for abstract.
Date of publication: March, 2013.
Publication type: Research.
In a nutshell: This study examined whether a recently developed measure of anti-fat prejudice, the universal measure of bias (UMB), along with other correlates of prejudicial attitudes and beliefs predict obesity discrimination. The authors found that obesity discrimination was displayed across all selection criteria.
Length of publication: 6 pages.
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