https://sites.lifesci.ucla.edu/psych-dishlab/wp-content/uploads/sites/289/2022/09/dish_logo-removebg-preview-300x260.png 0 0 alejandralopez https://sites.lifesci.ucla.edu/psych-dishlab/wp-content/uploads/sites/289/2022/09/dish_logo-removebg-preview-300x260.png alejandralopez2021-09-17 09:03:302021-09-17 09:03:30Dr. T discusses the harmful effects of weight stigma on the Science Vs podcast!
Dr. T discusses the harmful effects of weight stigma on the Science Vs podcast!
In a recent episode of the Science Vs podcast, experts dispute the validity of the B.M.I. scale as a measure and predictor of health, as not all overweight or obese people experience associated health issues. Dr. T describes another mechanism that has been shown to be associated with health issues – weight stigma experiences. She shares research findings linking weight stigma experiences to shorter life spans, heart disease, and stomach ulcers. Click here to listen to the full episode!
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