No Change in Weight-Based Teasing When School-Based Obesity Policies Are Implemented

Rebecca A. Krukowski, Delia Smith West, Nadia J. Siddiqui, Zoran Bursac, Martha M. Phillips, James M. Raczynski
2008 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine  
Objectives: To examine rates of weight-based teasing before initiation of school-based childhood obesity prevention policies (Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003) and during the 2 years following policy implementation, as well as demographic factors related to weight-based teasing.
doi:10.1001/archpedi.162.10.936 pmid:18838646 fatcat:i7ozwtl2hbeshkclvxrqxlzzhq