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The Burden of Weight Stigma


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Bild, D.E., Sholinksy, P., Smith, D.E., Lewis, C.E., Hardin, J.M., & Burke, G.L. (1996). Correlates and predictors of weight loss in young adults: The CARDIA study. International Journal of Obesity, 20, 47-55. 

Carels, R. A., Wott, C. B., Young, K. M., Gumble, A., Koball, A., & Oehlhof, M. W. (2010). Implicit, explicit, and internalized weight bias and psychosocial maladjustment among treatment-seeking adults.Eating Behaviors, 11, 180-185. 

Carels, R. A., Young, K. M., Wott, C. B., Harper, J., Gumble, A., Wagner Oehlof, M., & Clayton, A. M. (2009). Weight bias and weight loss treatment outcomes in treatment-seeking adults. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 37, 350-355. 

Coakley, E.H, Rimm, E.B., Colditz, G., Kawachi, I., & Willett, W. (1998). Predictors of weight change in men: Results from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. International Journal of Obesity, 22, 89-96. 

Durso, L. E., & Latner, J. D. (2008). Understanding self-directed stigma: development of the weight bias internalization scale. Obesity, 16, S80-S86. 

Field, A.E., Austin, S.B., Taylor, C.B., Malspeis, S., Rosner, B., Rockett, H.R., Gillman, M.W., & Colditz, G.A. (2003). Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents. Pediatrics, 112, 900-906. 

Korkeila, M., Rissanen, A., Kapriio, J., Sorensen, T.I.A., & Koskenvuo, M. (1999). Weight-loss attempts and risk of major weight gain. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 70, 965-973. 

Mann, T., Tomiyama, A.J., Westling, E., Lew, A.M., Samuels, B., & Chatman, J. (2007). Medicare's search for effective obesity treatments: Diets are not the answer. American Psychologist, 62, 220-233. 
Neumark-Sztainer, D., Levine, M. P., Paxton, S. J., Smolak, L., Piran N., & Wertheim, E. H. (2006). Prevention of body dissatisfaction and disordered eating: What's next?. Eating Disorders, 14, 265-285. 

Neumark-Sztainer, D., Wall, M., Guo, J., Story, M., Haines, J., & Eisenberg, M. (2006). Obesity, disordered eating, and eating disorders in a longitudinal study of adolescents: How do dieters fare 5 years later. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 106, 559-568. 

Ogden, J., & Whyman, C. (1997). The effect of repeated weighing on psychological state. European Eating Disorders Review, 5, 121-130. 

Puhl, R.M., & Heuer, C.A. (2009). The stigma of obesity: A review and update. Obesity (Silver Spring), 27, 941-964. 

Stice, E., Cameron, R.P., Killen, J.D., Hayward, C., & Taylor, C.B. (1999). Naturalistic weight-reduction efforts prospectively predict growth in relative weight and onset of obesity among female adolescents.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 67, 967-974. 

Tomiyama, A. J., Ahlstrom, B., & Mann, T. (2013). Long-term effects of dieting: Is weight loss related to health?. Social & Personality Psychology Compass, 7(12), 861-877. 

Tomiyama, A. J., Mann, T., Vinas, D., Hunger, J. M., Dejager, J., & Taylor, S. E. (2010). Low calorie dieting increases cortisol. Psychosomatic Medicine, 72(4), 357-364. 

Vartanian, L. R., & Shaprow, J. G. (2008). Effects of weight stigma on exercise motivation and behavior: A preliminary investigation among college-aged females. Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 131-138.

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