Rebecca Puhl

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The stigmatizing effect of visual media portrayals of obese persons on public attitudes: does race or gender matter?
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Health Commun 18:805-26. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Fighting obesity or obese persons? Public perceptions of obesity-related health messages
    R Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:774-82. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Headless, hungry, and unhealthy: a video content analysis of obese persons portrayed in online news
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Health Commun 18:686-702. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Public reactions to obesity-related health campaigns: a randomized controlled trial
    Rebecca Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:36-48. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Weight discrimination and bullying
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 27:117-27. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Motivating or stigmatizing? Public perceptions of weight-related language used by health providers
    R Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:612-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Strategies to address weight-based victimization: youths' preferred support interventions from classmates, teachers, and parents
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:315-27. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Weight-based victimization: bullying experiences of weight loss treatment-seeking youth
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Weight-based victimization toward overweight adolescents: observations and reactions of peers
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Sch Health 81:696-703. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Parental perceptions of weight terminology that providers use with youth
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e786-93. 2011

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint The stigmatizing effect of visual media portrayals of obese persons on public attitudes: does race or gender matter?
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Health Commun 18:805-26. 2013
    ..Implications for efforts to report about obesity in the news media are discussed. ..
  2. doi request reprint Fighting obesity or obese persons? Public perceptions of obesity-related health messages
    R Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:774-82. 2013
    ..This study examined public perceptions of obesity-related public health media campaigns with specific emphasis on the extent to which campaign messages are perceived to be motivating or stigmatizing...
  3. doi request reprint Headless, hungry, and unhealthy: a video content analysis of obese persons portrayed in online news
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Health Commun 18:686-702. 2013
    ..These findings have important implications for public perceptions of obesity and obese persons and may reinforce negative societal weight bias...
  4. doi request reprint Public reactions to obesity-related health campaigns: a randomized controlled trial
    Rebecca Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:36-48. 2013
    ..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...
  5. doi request reprint Weight discrimination and bullying
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 27:117-27. 2013
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  6. doi request reprint Motivating or stigmatizing? Public perceptions of weight-related language used by health providers
    R Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:612-9. 2013
    ..The current study examined public preferences and perceptions of weight-based terminology used by health-care providers to describe excess weight...
  7. doi request reprint Strategies to address weight-based victimization: youths' preferred support interventions from classmates, teachers, and parents
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 42:315-27. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Weight-based victimization: bullying experiences of weight loss treatment-seeking youth
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1-9. 2013
    ..Given that obese and treatment-seeking youth may be highly vulnerable to WBV and its negative consequences, the current study provides a comprehensive assessment of WBV in a weight loss treatment-seeking sample...
  9. doi request reprint Weight-based victimization toward overweight adolescents: observations and reactions of peers
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Sch Health 81:696-703. 2011
    ..This study examined adolescents' observations of and reactions to weight-based victimization toward overweight students at school...
  10. doi request reprint Parental perceptions of weight terminology that providers use with youth
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Pediatrics 128:e786-93. 2011
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  11. doi request reprint Weight-based victimization among adolescents in the school setting: emotional reactions and coping behaviors
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    J Youth Adolesc 41:27-40. 2012
    ..These findings can inform efforts to assist overweight youth to cope adaptively with weight-based victimization...
  12. pmc Negative weight-based attitudes in treatment-seeking obese monolingual Hispanic patients with and without binge eating disorder
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 52:737-43. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Framing messages about weight discrimination: impact on public support for legislation
    R M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:863-72. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Public opinion about laws to prohibit weight discrimination in the United States
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Department of Psychology, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:74-82. 2011
    ..These findings can be used to inform policy makers in efforts to develop antidiscrimination laws. Such measures will rectify health disparities for overweight Americans and facilitate public health efforts to address obesity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Confronting and coping with weight stigma: an investigation of overweight and obese adults
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1802-15. 2006
    ..This study examined experiences of weight stigmatization, sources of stigma, coping strategies, psychological functioning, and eating behaviors in a sample of 2671 overweight and obese adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Internalization of weight bias: Implications for binge eating and emotional well-being
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:19-23. 2007
    ..In addition, participants were asked to list the most common weight-based stereotypes and whether they believed them to be true or false...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stigma, obesity, and the health of the nation's children
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and ObesityYale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:557-80. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Weight stigmatization and bias reduction: perspectives of overweight and obese adults
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and besity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06518, USA
    Health Educ Res 23:347-58. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Perceptions of weight discrimination: prevalence and comparison to race and gender discrimination in America
    R M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:992-1000. 2008
    ..This study examined experiences of weight/height discrimination in a nationally representative sample of US adults and compared their prevalence and patterns with discrimination experiences based on race and gender...
  20. doi request reprint Weight bias among dietetics students: implications for treatment practices
    Rebecca Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:438-44. 2009
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  21. pmc Obesity stigma: important considerations for public health
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Director of Research and Weight Stigma Initiatives, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards St, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1019-28. 2010
    ..These findings highlight weight stigma as both a social justice issue and a priority for public health...
  22. pmc Attitudes toward obesity in obese persons: a matched comparison of obese women with and without binge eating
    R M Puhl
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, 309 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8369, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 15:e173-9. 2010
    ..Potential implications for stigma reduction efforts and clinical practice are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial origins of obesity stigma: toward changing a powerful and pervasive bias
    R M Puhl
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, 2 Hillhouse Avenue, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Obes Rev 4:213-27. 2003
    ..Individual and sociocultural contributors to bias suggested by these approaches are highlighted. New directions are discussed in both the understanding and prevention of weight bias...
  24. doi request reprint Changes in perceived weight discrimination among Americans, 1995-1996 through 2004-2006
    Tatiana Andreyeva
    Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1129-34. 2008
    ..This study examined the trends in perceived weight/height discrimination among a nationally representative sample of adults aged 35-74 years, comparing experiences of discrimination based on race, age, and gender...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of perceived consensus on stereotypes about obese people: a new approach for reducing bias
    Rebecca M Puhl
    Department of PsychologyYale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    Health Psychol 24:517-25. 2005
    ..Social consensus feedback influenced participants' attitudes and beliefs about causes of obesity. Providing information about the uncontrollable causes of obesity and supposed scientific prevalence of traits also improved attitudes...