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Table 1 (abstract A123). Documented consequences of weight stigma on health

From: 75th Congress of the Italian Society of Pediatrics

1. Increase of depression and anxiety, low self-esteem, risk of suicidal ideas
2. Increase of unhealthy/extreme eating habits, body image dissatisfaction , eating disorders
3. Increase of weight, obesity comorbidities and death rate among the population
4. Decreased motivation toward physical activity, treatment requests, plans to change and self-efficacy
5. In health care, shorter examinations, faster and less compelling messages, greater physical distance between physician and patient