Addressing Weight Stigma in Clinical Practice
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 13, Number 5&6, July 2022
Sarah Nutter, PhD
Assistant professor, Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, University of Victoria, BC, Canada. Member of EveryBODY Matters, a multidisciplinary partnership of weight bias and obesity stigma researchers engaging in advocacy and outreach.
Dr. Nutter has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Every patient and family you see is inescapably impacted by weight stigma or fat shaming and the damage from this bias can lethal. Our interview with Dr. Sarah Nutter unpacks this cultural conundrum and helps you counterbalance the stigma and help your patients to sheild themselves from weight stigma with healthier attitudes.