Weight Stigma in Health Care

Weight Stigma

Across society, weight-based stigmatisation is pervasive.  Weight bias in health care settings is also an unfortunately common reality, with recent research from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut confirming that 54% of adults with obesity reporting being bullied in the workplace. Read more in the helpful leaflet and on the Rudd Centre website http://www.uconnruddcenter.org/weight-bias-stigma-tools-for-researchers