Amy M. Lampard
Lampard, A.M., MacLehose, R.F., Eisenberg, M.E., Neumark-Sztainer, D., & Davison, K.K. (2014). Weight-related teasing in the school environment: Associations with psychosocial health and weight control practices among adolescent boys and girls. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
By Sania Ahmed on March 27, 2014
Weight-related teasing has been found to be associated with low self-esteem, depressive symptoms, body dissatisfaction, and weight control behaviors in adolescents. While research has typically examined weight-related teasing directed towards the individual, little is known about weight-related teasing at the school level. This study aimed to determine the association between the school-level prevalence of weight-related […]