A systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions that reduce weight stigma towards self or others

Book chapter


Kaufmann, Leah M. and Bridgeman, Catherine. (2021). A systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions that reduce weight stigma towards self or others. In In Nordstrom, Alicia H. and Goodfriend, Wind (Ed.). Innovative stigma and discrimination reduction programs across the world pp. 141-188 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003042464-9
AuthorsKaufmann, Leah M. and Bridgeman, Catherine
EditorsNordstrom, Alicia H. and Goodfriend, Wind
Abstract

Weight stigma is one of the most pervasive negative consequences faced by individuals living with higher body weight. These individuals are denigrated on the basis that their putatively excess body weight is controllable, but contributes to a public health “epidemic” (e.g., James, 2004) or “crisis” (e.g., Freedman, 2011) linked to cancer, Type II diabetes, and cardiovascular issues (Guh et al., 2009), mortality risk (Flegal et al., 2013), and global economic burden (Withrow & Alter, 2011). Instead, higher bodyweight has been found to be associated with poor health or illness and the consequential medical cost, but this relationship disappears when lifestyle habits (e.g., consuming fruit and vegetables, avoiding alcohol and smoking, and engaging in exercise) are accounted for (Gaesser et al., 2015; Matheson et al., 2012; Oftedal et al., 2019). Nonetheless, the pervasive message to those living with higher body weight is that their weight is legitimate grounds for the stigma, prejudice, and discrimination they experience (Spahlholtz et al., 2016).

Page range141-188
Year2021
Book titleInnovative stigma and discrimination reduction programs across the world
PublisherRoutledge
Place of publicationNew York, NY
London, United Kingdom
ISBN9780367487225
9780367487232
9781003042464
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003042464-9
Web address (URL)https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=2744213&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Publisher's version
License
All rights reserved
File Access Level
Controlled
Output statusPublished
Publication dates
Print2021
Online29 Oct 2021
Publication process dates
Deposited01 Nov 2021
Permalink -

https://acuresearchbank.acu.edu.au/item/8wy2w/a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-of-interventions-that-reduce-weight-stigma-towards-self-or-others

Restricted files

Publisher's version

  • 89
    total views
  • 0
    total downloads
  • 1
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month
These values are for the period from 19th October 2020, when this repository was created.

Export as

Related outputs

A systematic and integrative review of qualitative research exploring experiences of acculturation and education among African-born migrants
Deslandes, Christine, Kaufmann, Leah M. and Anderson, Joel R.. (2022). A systematic and integrative review of qualitative research exploring experiences of acculturation and education among African-born migrants. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. 86, pp. 240-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijintrel.2021.12.007
Internalised weight stigma mediates relationships between perceived weight stigma and psychosocial correlates in individuals seeking bariatric surgery : A cross-sectional study
Bidstrup, Hugh, Brennan, Leah, Hindle, Annemarie, Kaufmann, Leah Mary and De la Piedad Garcia, Xochitl. (2022). Internalised weight stigma mediates relationships between perceived weight stigma and psychosocial correlates in individuals seeking bariatric surgery : A cross-sectional study. Obesity Surgery. 32(11), pp. 3675-3686. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11695-022-06245-z
A systematic and meta-analytic review of identity centrality among LGBTQ groups : An assessment of psychosocial correlates
Hinton, Jordan D.X., De la Piedad Garcia, Xochitl, Kaufmann, Leah M., Koc, Yasin and Anderson, Joel R.. (2022). A systematic and meta-analytic review of identity centrality among LGBTQ groups : An assessment of psychosocial correlates. Journal of Sex Research. 59(5), pp. 568-586. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224499.2021.1967849
Internalised weight stigma as a mediator of the relationship between experienced/perceived weight stigma and biopsychosocial outcomes : A systematic review
Bidstrup, Hugh, Brennan, Leah, Kaufmann, Leah and de la Piedad Garcia, Xochitl. (2021). Internalised weight stigma as a mediator of the relationship between experienced/perceived weight stigma and biopsychosocial outcomes : A systematic review. International Journal of Obesity. 46, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-021-00982-4
A systematic literature review exploring objectification and motherhood
Beech, Olivia Donati, Kaufmann, Leah and Anderson, Joel. (2020). A systematic literature review exploring objectification and motherhood. Psychology of Women Quarterly. 44(4), pp. 521-538. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684320949810
How to write psychology research reports and essays
Kaufmann, Leah and Findlay, Bruce. (2018). How to write psychology research reports and essays Pearson Education Australia.
Implicit and explicit motivated self-perception as hypothesis-driven self-construal
Kaufmann, Leah M., Sojo, Victor E., Genat, Anna E., Wheeler, Melissa A. and Wood, Robert E.. (2017). Implicit and explicit motivated self-perception as hypothesis-driven self-construal. Personality and Individual Differences. 116, pp. 252 - 257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.04.055
Identifying as in, out, or sexually inexperienced: Perception of sex-related personal disclosures
Kaufmann, Leah M., Williams, Ben, Hosking, Warwick, Anderson, Joel R. and Pedder, David J.. (2015). Identifying as in, out, or sexually inexperienced: Perception of sex-related personal disclosures. Sensoria: A Journal of Mind Brain and Culture. 11(1), pp. 28 - 40.
Disparity between implicit work-relevant associations and real-world cognitions
Kaufmann, Leah M.. (2015). Disparity between implicit work-relevant associations and real-world cognitions. Sensoria: A Journal of Mind Brain and Culture. 11(1), pp. 58 - 69.
Adding weight to judgments: The role of stimulus focality on weight-related embodied cognition
Kaufmann, Leah M. and Allen, Sarah. (2014). Adding weight to judgments: The role of stimulus focality on weight-related embodied cognition. Sensoria: A Journal of Mind Brain and Culture. 10(1), pp. 41 - 48.
Mortality salience and cultural cringe: The Australian way of responding to thoughts of death
Kashima, Emiko, Beatson, Ruth, Kaufmann, Leah Mary, Branchflower, Sarah and Marques, Mathew. (2014). Mortality salience and cultural cringe: The Australian way of responding to thoughts of death. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 45(10), pp. 1534 - 1548. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022022114543521
Reliability of the Go/No Go Association Task
Williams, B and Kaufmann, Leah Mary. (2012). Reliability of the Go/No Go Association Task. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 48(4), pp. 879 - 891. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2012.03.001
Folk theory of social change
Kashmina, Yoshihisa, Bain, Paul, Haslam, Nick, Peters, Kim, Laham, Simon, Whelan, Jennifer, Bastian, Brock, Loughnan, Stephen, Kaufmann, Leah Mary and Fernando, Julian. (2009). Folk theory of social change. Asian Journal of Social Psychology. 12(4), pp. 227 - 246. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-839X.2009.01288.x
What makes an article influential? Predicting impact in social-personality psychology
Haslam, Nick, Ban, Lauren, Kaufmann, Leah Mary, Loughnan, Stephen, Peters, Kim, Whelan, Jennifer and Wilson, Sam. (2008). What makes an article influential? Predicting impact in social-personality psychology. Scientometrics. 76(1), pp. 169 - 185. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-007-1892-8
Lay conceptions of mental disorder: The folk psychiatry model
Haslam, Nick, Ban, Lauren and Kaufmann, Leah Mary. (2007). Lay conceptions of mental disorder: The folk psychiatry model. Australian Psychologist. 42(2), pp. 129 - 137. https://doi.org/10.1080/00050060701280615