Unpacking Weight Science Pod-Course Episode 4
'Weight Bias, Stigma and Discrimination'
This episode is an introduction and defines the terms, discusses their impact on healthcare, society and the lives of the people who are impacted by weight-centrism.
Recognise the differences in definitions of weight bias, weight stigma, weight discrimination and weight- based oppression
Understand the consequences of weight bias for the health system and the individuals who access that health care
Appreciate strategies that will reduce weight-based stigma and discrimination in a health care setting