Specialists treating eating disorders may be biased against overweight people, according to a study made by Yale University.
Medical care specialists are usually link to weight bias, and those who treat eating disorders are not the exception. This study made by Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University has shown that is very common that psychiatrist, therapists or social workers have negative thoughts about obese patients. 94 per cent of the specialist consulted agreed that these patients must be treated with compassion and respect, but in the other hand 49 per cent... [+] Read more
First of all, you should read the letter I attached. This letter, sent by a “pissed off mother” is one of the most awful, insensitive, irrational, ignorant and hateful letters I have ever read. I thought our society was conscious, a society where we have freedom and we will not be judged despite our gender, color, race or disability.
A few weeks ago, a family in Newcastle, Ontario, received a hateful letter related to Max, a 13 year old autistic boy. In this tedious letter, a woman complains about this child, insulting him and his mother. She said that he was a nuisance for the neighbourhood... [+] Read more