K S O'Brien

Summary

Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi Implicit anti-fat bias in physical educators: physical attributes, ideology and socialization
    K S O'Brien
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:308-14. 2007
  2. ncbi Reasons for wanting to lose weight: different strokes for different folks
    Kerry O'Brien
    Psychology Department, University of Otago, P O Box 56 Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eat Behav 8:132-5. 2007
  3. ncbi Body esteem and eating behaviours in female physical education students
    K S O'Brien
    Psychology Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eat Weight Disord 11:e57-60. 2006
  4. ncbi Unprompted generation of obesity stereotypes
    G Horsburgh-McLeod
    Cancer Society of New Zealand, Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eat Weight Disord 14:e153-7. 2009

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Publications4

  1. ncbi Implicit anti-fat bias in physical educators: physical attributes, ideology and socialization
    K S O'Brien
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:308-14. 2007
    ..To investigate the implicit and explicit prejudice of physical education (PE) students before, and following extensive professional training, and to examine the relationship of anti-fat prejudice to relevant psychosocial predictors...
  2. ncbi Reasons for wanting to lose weight: different strokes for different folks
    Kerry O'Brien
    Psychology Department, University of Otago, P O Box 56 Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eat Behav 8:132-5. 2007
    ..Identifying a person's reasons and motives for weight loss may help in tailoring dietary and psychological components of a weight loss program to the individual...
  3. ncbi Body esteem and eating behaviours in female physical education students
    K S O'Brien
    Psychology Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eat Weight Disord 11:e57-60. 2006
    ..Further research needs to be conducted with university majors that place a high premium on physical form and ability...
  4. ncbi Unprompted generation of obesity stereotypes
    G Horsburgh-McLeod
    Cancer Society of New Zealand, Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Eat Weight Disord 14:e153-7. 2009
    ..These differences are consistent with the prevalent negative stereotypes of obese individuals...