Below, we have summarised a series of systematic reviews on the topic of weight stigma.
This review aims to determine the current research stance towards weight stigmatisation and to ascertain the impact of weight-based statements made over social media.
This review summarises the implications of obesity stigma for healthcare providers and their patients with obesity, and highlights strategies to improve care for patients with obesity.
This review investigates the prevalence of weight bias among students & teachers and its impact on the educational experiences and health of students from kindergarten to postsecondary settings.
This review surveys the topic of weight bias and stigma within the media.
This review aims to evaluate the relationship between internalised weight bias, physical and mental health, and to identify interventions to reduce weight bias internalisation and consequently improve health.
This review aims to assess the impact of interventions designed to reduce weight bias in students or professionals in a health-related field.
This rapid review from the University of Sydney, in collaboration with The Obesity Collective, provides a broad and comprehensive overview of weight stigma and bias.
This review aims to understand the availability of literature surrounding policies related to the prevention and treatment of obesity and policies that reduce or promote discrimination based on excess weight. The review also aims to inform future obesity-policy and mitigate weight stigma through the production of a set of recommendations for researchers and policymakers.
This review aims to summarise the evidence available on weight stigma experienced by youth living with overweight or obesity.
This review aims to elucidate individuals’ perceptions of, and preferences for, weight-related terminology.