The Multifaceted Nature of Weight-Related Self-Stigma: Validation of the Two-Factor Weight Bias Internalization Scale (WBIS-2F)

BackgroundInternalized weight stigma (IWS) is generally operationalized as self-devaluation due to weight in higher-weight individuals. The most commonly used measure of IWS, the Weight Bias Internalization Scale (WBIS), was developed from an original pool of 19 items. Item selection was guided by s...

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Main Authors: Angela Meadows, Suzanne Higgs
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-04-01
Series:Frontiers in Psychology
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