Background: Despite numerous obesity-related health campaigns throughout the U.S., public perceptions of these campaigns have not been formally assessed. In addition, several recent publicized campaigns have come under criticism in the popular media for reinforcing stigmatization of obese people. Thus, research in this area is warranted.
Purpose: To systematically assess public perceptions of recent obesity-related public health campaigns in the U.S.
Design: RCT. Setting/participants:...
Authors: Joerg Luedicke, MS, Jamie Lee Peterson, MA, Rebecca Puhl, PhD