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Implicit and Explicit Anti-Fat Bias among a Large Sample of Medical Doctors by BMI, Race/Ethnicity and Gender

  • Janice A. Sabin mail,

    sabinja@u.washington.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Maddalena Marini,

    Affiliations: Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America, Department of Communication and Economics, Università of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy

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  • Brian A. Nosek

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Published: November 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048448

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 10 Nov 2012 at 01:07 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: CBS Seattle
Title: “Study: Doctors As Likely To Hold Anti-Fat Bias As General Public « CBS Seattle”
http://seattle.cbslocal.c...

Publication: Daily Mail
Title: “Doctors are 'prejudiced' against overweight patients (and men are worse than women) | Mail Online”
http://www.dailymail.co.u...

Publication: EurekAlert
Title: “Anti-fat bias may be equally prevalent in general public and medical community”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: MyHealthNewsDaily
Title: “Doctors Biased Against Fat People, Too, Study Says | Doctor-Patient Relationships | Obesity Stigma | MyHealthNewsDaily.com”
http://www.myhealthnewsda...

Publication: Psych Central
Title: “Anti-Fat Bias Prevalent Among Doctors | Psych Central News”
http://psychcentral.com/n...

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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 17 Nov 2012 at 00:29 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Everyday Health
Title: “Doctors Show Bias Against Overweight Patients - Weight Center - Everyday Health”
http://www.everydayhealth...

Publication: French Tribune
Title: “Doctors Unknowingly Behaving Biased with Obese Patients | French Tribune”
http://frenchtribune.com/...

Publication: NHS Choices
Title: “Is your doctor a fattist? - Health News - NHS Choices”
http://www.nhs.uk/news/20...

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