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Being “discriminated against” is something I don’t even like to say, however, it is the best word that fits. In fact, when you think lazy, weak-willed and stupid, an obese person usually comes to mind. So it’s no wonder that we are quick to judge others that are not as “evolved” as us. Weight discrimination was associated with becoming obese between baseline and follow-up: Among participants who were not obese at baseline, those who reported weight discrimination were approximately 2.5 times more likely to be obese by follow-up than those who did not report weight discrimination (see Table 1).
This effect was specific to weight discrimination; the other types of discrimination were largely unrelated to reported obesity. Individuals who were obese at the first survey were three times more likely to remain obese if they had been discriminated against because of their weight. Other types of discrimination (i.e., based on sex, age, race, etc.) showed no effect on weight. Some studies show that obese women encounter more discrimination than obese men. Scientists at the University of Exeter have found evidence that simply being a more overweight woman leads to lower.
The discrimination tends to increase with weight — severely obese people were more than 100 times as likely to report workplace discrimination. More on weight discrimination: Doctors and nurses tend to discriminate against overweight patients as well. One study found that about one-fourth of nurses reported being “repulsed” by obese patients. BACKGROUND: The workplace is one of many areas of life where obese people are unfairly treated. According to the literature obese women are particularly susceptible to discrimination in employment.
There is a lack of polish researches of this subject. Are more tolerant toward obesity B. Have body dissatisfaction at lower weights C. Have less pressure to be thin (e.g., job interviews) discriminate against obese job applicants primarily because of employment managers’: A. Implicit weight prejudice A. HIV/AIDS is more likely to be transmitted through homosexual than heteerosexual sex. The majority of adults in this country are overweight or obese, and bias against them is demonstrably increasing. Research shows weight discrimination has increased by 66 percent in the past decade and is, by some estimates, as prevalent as racial discrimination. Discrimination against fat people is so endemic, most of us don’t even realise it’s happening May 9, 2018 5.12am EDT.
Angela Meadows, What is more, fat stigma is so. Discrimination against people who are obese is as common as that against minorities. Moreover being overweight has been proven to affect one’s salary.
Routinely, an obese person’s experience includes being excluded from certain activities, passed over for promotion and being the butt of unrestrained joking.
List of related literature:
|from Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults: The Evidence Report|
|from Encyclopedia of Disability|
|from Alters and Schiff Essential Concepts for Healthy Living|
|from The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law|
|from Comprehensive Handbook of Cognitive Therapy|
|from Essential Concepts for Healthy Living|
|from Handbook of Obesity, Two-Volume Set|
|from Handbook of Obesity Treatment, Second Edition|
|from The ASMBS Textbook of Bariatric Surgery|
|from Encyclopedia of Social Problems|