Date

6-20-2017

Document Type

Poster

Abstract

A survey of adults (n = 706) found low levels of awareness of two social movements aimed at decreasing weight stigma: the Fat Acceptance Movement and Health at Every Size movement. For HAES, providing a brief story of an overweight person who endorses HAES improved perceptions of the movement.

Major

Psychology

College / School

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Senior Thesis?

1

O.U.R. Funding

yes

Did you receive a conference award?

Weinberg Travel Grant

Faculty Advisor

Renee Engeln

doi

https://doi.org/10.21985/N29883

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Psychology Commons

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Awareness of and Attitudes Toward Anti-Weight Stigma Movements

A survey of adults (n = 706) found low levels of awareness of two social movements aimed at decreasing weight stigma: the Fat Acceptance Movement and Health at Every Size movement. For HAES, providing a brief story of an overweight person who endorses HAES improved perceptions of the movement.