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study of attitudes toward obesity

Kathryn Jakutis

study of attitudes toward obesity

by Kathryn Jakutis

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Published in [Bellingham] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obesity -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Obesity -- Social aspects.,
  • Prejudices.,
  • Attitude (Psychology),
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kathryn Jakutis.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 leaves :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13589974M

      Negative attitudes toward fat bodies going global, study finds Date: Ma Source: University of Chicago Press Journals Summary: .   No research has compared expressions of weight bias across different subgroups of obese individuals. This study compared attitudes toward and beliefs about obesity in women with and without binge eating disorder (BED) and examined whether these attitudes are related to psychological factors. Fifty obese women with BED were compared with an age- and body mass index (BMI)-matched group .

      To assess the attitude towards good dietary practices, the study children were asked whether they were concerned about what they ate. Data were analysed using SPSS version 20 [ 22, 23 ]. Pearson product moment correlation and chi-square tests were used to establish relationships and associations between nutrition practice, knowledge and attitude.   Wendy Nicholls, Linda Pilsbury, Marcia Blake, Tracey J. Devonport, The attitudes of student nurses towards obese patients: A questionnaire study exploring the association between perceived causal factors and advice giving, Nurse Education Today, /, 37, .

    1 day ago  Methods A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted with a knowledge, attitude, and practice survey. A specially developed and validated questionnaire was used to collect data via face-to-face structured interviews. Primary outcomes Pharmacists’ knowledge about, attitudes towards and practice of nutrition counseling.   Physicians frequently report negative attitudes about obesity which is thought to affect patient care. However, little is known about how attitudes toward treating obese patients are formed. We conducted a cross-sectional survey of physicians in order to better characterize their attitudes and explore the relationships among attitudes, perceived competency in obesity care, including report of.


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Study of attitudes toward obesity by Kathryn Jakutis Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a study of obesity in America from toconcentrating on how the condition was viewed, studied, and treated. It examines the images and stereotypes that were associated with fatness, the various remedies that were proposed for the condition, and the often bizarre theories used to explain it, including the idea that ordinary tap water was by: 2.

The obesity epidemic is a major problem globally. Body image and attitudes towards obesity are the two important areas to understand. The purpose of the study was to explore the attitude towards obesity and self-perceptions about body image among adults who were obese and non- obese of different age group.

The results of this study confirm and complement findings from other countries, mainly the USA, and indicate that weight bias in the health care setting may be a global issue. Stigmatizing attitudes towards overweight and obesity are prevalent among a sample of medical students at the University of Leipzig.

Background: Obesity has reached an epidemic proportion in the developing and developed countries. It contributes or serves as risk factors to many non-communicable diseases. Knowledge and attitude of adolescent needs be assessed as childhood obesity.

Objective: This study was designed to assess physicians’ attitudes toward obese patients and the causes and treatment of obesity. Research Methods and Procedures: A questionnaire assessed attitudes in 2 geographically representative national random samples of primary care one sample (N = ), obesity was defined as a BMI of 30 to 40 kg/m 2, and in the other (N = Cited by: 1 day ago  Purpose Extensive research on public attitudes has documented stigma toward stuttering, obesity, and mental illness; however, most studies have focused on only one of these conditions.

This study sought to compare public attitudes toward stuttering, obesity, and mental illness as well as to identify the predictive potential of four ratings relating to these and other neutral or desirable. This experimental study in a population-based sample aimed to compare attitudes towards obesity following three different causal explanations for obesity (individual behavior, environmental factors, genetic factors).

The data were derived from an online representative sample. A random subsample of n = participants was included. Two independent variables were investigated: cause of obesity.

The aim of the present study was to assess and describe obesity-related beliefs and attitudes among school staff.

Mailed surveys were completed by science, health, home economics, and physical education teachers, school nurses, and school social workers from all junior and senior high schools (n = 17) within a large urban school district (response rate = 66%).

towards obesity. The third objective was to deepen our understanding of public attitudes towards those who are obese. Finally, the questions were asked with a view to enhancing our perspective on why people hold the views 1 Apart from in and when its core funding was used to fund the British Election Study series.

Attitudes Toward Obese Persons Scale P lease m ark each statem ent below in the left m argin, according to how m uch you agree or disagree w ith it. P lease do not leave any blank.

U se the num bers on the follow ing scale to indicate your response. B e sure to place a m inus or plus sign (. The psychosocial consequences of obesity are important but often underrated.

The Attitudes Toward Obese Persons (ATOP) and Beliefs About Obese Persons (BAOP) scales used to measure weight-related bias have little psychometric information, especially in East Asian contexts. The objective of this study was to use rigorous statistical methods to demonstrate the psychometric.

A more recent study 13 examining anti-fat attitudes in exercise science students found that Isherwood RT, Pechiulis DR, Watson LA. Attitudes of nurses toward obesity. Anti-fat attitudes may lead to stigmatisation of and lowered self-esteem in obese people. Examining anti-fat attitudes is warranted given that there is an association with anti-fat behaviours.

Previous studies, mainly outside the UK, have demonstrated that anti-fat attitudes are increasing over time. The study was cross-sectional with a sample of participants ( % female; aged 18– This exploratory study highlights that parents perceive childhood obesity as an important public health concern, and that they understand the key public health messages of prevention and intervention.

Yet, for many it is difficult to successfully implement these messages into their everyday lives. Approach. We employed a mixed methods approach for this study, and utilised a concurrent embedding approach to understand attitudes toward obesity [].This approach had quantitative techniques as the primary method within an interviewer-assisted survey, with qualitative questions providing a “supporting role” within the survey to understand why individuals held various.

Stigma and discrimination against obese people are common and related to individual attitudes about obesity. Despite a robust field of study on attitudes related to obesity, no integrative review of health providers' beliefs exist.

Fifteen studies (–) on various health care providers are examined along with practice implications. Nursing Attitudes Towards Obese Patients Obesity is a common healthcare problem. It provides patients and providers of their care with many significant challenges in dealing with their care.

Inthe National Institute of Health (NIH) Obesity Research Task force called obesity “a. Medical students’ negative attitudes towards overweight and obesity were comparable to those reported after employing the original short form of the FPS developed by Bacon et al.

( versus in a sample from – and in a sample from ). Interestingly, we found a similar FPS score in a recent telephone survey among the. Thus a bias is present in the nurses' attitude toward the obese patient.

Conclusion. There is a bias against obesity in the healthcare field. More education is needed. Future research utilizing a qualitative study regarding the nurse and obese patient would be beneficial.

toward children labeled as "fat." The objective was to examine attitudes of obesity and their change processes among student teachers and schoolteachers, when exposed to a Web-based educational module promoting size acceptance, using the Elaboration- Likelihood Model (ELM).

The ELM is a theoretical approach to message-based. Objective To investigate obesity prevention support in the German general public and to assess determinants of general prevention support as well as support of specific prevention measures.

Methods This study was a cross-sectional analysis of a telephone based representative German study (3, subjects (% women, mean ages.d. =range 18–97 years).Background: This experimental study in a population-based sample aimed to compare attitudes towards obesity following three different causal explanations for obesity (individual behavior.

The current study is the first to comprehensively examine obesity attitudes in the UK population, demonstrating that UK adults report both implicit and explicit anti-fat attitudes. To date, obesity stigmatisation and discrimination is not included in UK health policy such as the Department of Health’s Obesity and Health Eating policy.

Based.