Sophie Lewis

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc "I don't eat a hamburger and large chips every day!" A qualitative study of the impact of public health messages about obesity on obese adults
    Sophie Lewis
    Consumer Health Research Group, Primary Care Research Unit, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, 270 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill, Victoria 3168, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:309. 2010
  2. doi How do obese individuals perceive and respond to the different types of obesity stigma that they encounter in their daily lives? A qualitative study
    Sophie Lewis
    Primary Care Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 73:1349-56. 2011
  3. doi 'I'm searching for solutions': why are obese individuals turning to the Internet for help and support with 'being fat'?
    Sophie Lewis
    Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia
    Health Expect 14:339-50. 2011
  4. pmc Do health beliefs and behaviors differ according to severity of obesity? A qualitative study of Australian adults
    Sophie Lewis
    Consumer Health Research Group CHaRGe, Primary Care Research Unit, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Building 1, 270 Ferntree Gully Rd, Notting Hill, Victoria 3168, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:443-59. 2010
  5. doi The role of the fatosphere in fat adults' responses to obesity stigma: a model of empowerment without a focus on weight loss
    Marissa Dickins
    Department of Marketing, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Qual Health Res 21:1679-91. 2011
  6. pmc "The solution needs to be complex." Obese adults' attitudes about the effectiveness of individual and population based interventions for obesity
    Samantha L Thomas
    Consumer Health Research Group CHaRGe, Primary Care Research Unit, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:420. 2010
  7. doi Sports betting marketing during sporting events: a stadium and broadcast census of Australian Football League matches
    Samantha Thomas
    Department of Marketing, Monash University, Victoria 3145, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:145-52. 2012

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc "I don't eat a hamburger and large chips every day!" A qualitative study of the impact of public health messages about obesity on obese adults
    Sophie Lewis
    Consumer Health Research Group, Primary Care Research Unit, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, 270 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill, Victoria 3168, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:309. 2010
    ..Quantitative studies suggest people comprehend the physical health risks involved but underestimate their own risk because they do not recognise that they are obese...
  2. doi How do obese individuals perceive and respond to the different types of obesity stigma that they encounter in their daily lives? A qualitative study
    Sophie Lewis
    Primary Care Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 73:1349-56. 2011
    ..They also avoided situations where they perceived they would be stigmatised and constantly thought about how they could find a solution to their obesity...
  3. doi 'I'm searching for solutions': why are obese individuals turning to the Internet for help and support with 'being fat'?
    Sophie Lewis
    Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia
    Health Expect 14:339-50. 2011
    ..This study explores what types of information obese individuals search for on the Internet, their motivations for seeking information and how they apply it in their daily lives...
  4. pmc Do health beliefs and behaviors differ according to severity of obesity? A qualitative study of Australian adults
    Sophie Lewis
    Consumer Health Research Group CHaRGe, Primary Care Research Unit, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Building 1, 270 Ferntree Gully Rd, Notting Hill, Victoria 3168, Australia
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:443-59. 2010
    ..Further research, particularly about the role of stigma and stereotyping, is needed to fully understand the impact of obesity messaging on the health beliefs, behaviors, and wellbeing of obese and severely obese adults...
  5. doi The role of the fatosphere in fat adults' responses to obesity stigma: a model of empowerment without a focus on weight loss
    Marissa Dickins
    Department of Marketing, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Qual Health Res 21:1679-91. 2011
    ..The Fatosphere provides an alternative pathway for obese individuals to counter and cope with weight-based stigma...
  6. pmc "The solution needs to be complex." Obese adults' attitudes about the effectiveness of individual and population based interventions for obesity
    Samantha L Thomas
    Consumer Health Research Group CHaRGe, Primary Care Research Unit, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:420. 2010
    ..This study aims to explore the opinions and attitudes of obese individuals towards population and individual interventions for obesity in Australia...
  7. doi Sports betting marketing during sporting events: a stadium and broadcast census of Australian Football League matches
    Samantha Thomas
    Department of Marketing, Monash University, Victoria 3145, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 36:145-52. 2012
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