Unhealthy weight control behaviors and substance use among adolescent girls: The harms of weight stigma.

Affiliation

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA; Department of Psychiatry, 2450 Riverside Avenue, F227, Minneapolis, MN, 55454, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Unhealthy weight control behaviors (UWCBs) often predict future substance use, resulting in a comorbidity that predicts later health consequences.

Keywords

Adolescent health,Substance use,Unhealthy weight control,Weight stigma,

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