From SciShow Psych.
Weight discrimination has very real health consequences, especially when some of the most common perpetrators are medical professionals.
Check out Ours Poetica: https://www.youtube.com/ourspoetica
Hosted by: Hank Green
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:
Eric Jensen, Matt Curls, Sam Buck, Christopher R Boucher, Avi Yashchin, Adam Brainard, Greg, Alex Hackman, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, Piya Shedden, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Patrick D. Ashmore, charles george, Kevin Bealer, Chris Peters
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Is obesity stigmatizing…in the United States (2005)
The stigma of obesity: does perceived weight discrimination affect identity and physical health? (2011)
Does this Tweet make me look fat? A content analysis of weight stigma on Twitter (2016)
How and why weight stigma drives the obesity epidemic and harms health (2018)
Obesity, perceived weight discrimination and hair cortisol: a population based study (2018)
Weight bias internalization and health: a systemic review (2018)