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Preference for People-First Language Among Patients Seeking Bariatric Surgery

Research paper by Pearl RL, Walton K, Allison KC, et al.

Indexed on: 23 Dec '18Published on: 01 Dec '18Published in: JAMA surgery



Abstract

This survey study evaluates responses to people-first language and terms for describing a body mass index of 40 or more among patients seeking bariatric surgery and explores patients’ receptivity to discussing weight stigma in weight management.