- "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
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...
- How do obese individuals perceive and respond to the different types of obesity stigma that they encounter in their daily lives? A qualitative study
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...
- 'I'm searching for solutions': why are obese individuals turning to the Internet for help and support with 'being fat'?
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...
- Do health beliefs and behaviors differ according to severity of obesity? A qualitative study of Australian adults
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...
- The role of the fatosphere in fat adults' responses to obesity stigma: a model of empowerment without a focus on weight loss
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...
- Obese people's perceptions of the thin ideal
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia Electronic address
Soc Sci Med 148:60-70. 2016
..We consider how the thin ideal may act as a form of synoptical social control, working in tandem with wider public health panoptical surveillance of body weight. ..
- "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...
- Sports betting marketing during sporting events: a stadium and broadcast census of Australian Football League matches
Department of Marketing, Monash University, Victoria 3145, Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 36:145-52. 2012