Weight-Based Discrimination May Increase Self-Reported Depression, Anxiety, Substance Abuse

The New York Times (11/11, Lucchesi) “Well” blog reported that a study published online June 4 in the journal Social and Personality Psychology Compass “found that those who were overweight or obese were more likely to report problems like depression, anxiety, substance abuse and low self-esteem if they had experienced weight-based discrimination in the past.”

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— “Is Fat Stigma Making Us Miserable?,” Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi, New York Times, November 11, 2015.

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