(Solution) NUR 431 Week 4 Discussion 2: Social Stigma




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Week 4 Discussion 2: Social Stigma

Instructions: Respond to the following discussion question:

What social stigma may be related to the weight of women in American society? Describe health

promotion activities targeted at women who are obese.


The week begins on Monday (Day 1) and ends on Sunday (Day 7). Your initial response to the discussion question is due by Day 3 (Wednesday), and you have until Day 7 (Sunday) at 11:59 p.m. (EST) to respond to at least one peer’s post and the instructors additional question.

The response to a peer and the instructors additional question must be on a different day than your initial post.  Therefore, you will post on at least two different days during the online week.

You will need to include one reference with an in-text citation in your initial post.


Week 4 Discussion 2: Social Stigma

Research studies show that women who are over-weight experience more cases of stigmatization due to their weight than their male counterparts. Such women are stigmatized at least three times a day. Particularly, they are exposed to social stigma. A background in a study that was conducted recently shows that cases of stigmatization of overweight people have risen substantially in the last two decades. These cases of stigmatization have apparently been disproportionately targeted at women in as much as both men and women have similar rates of obesity.

Usually, weight-related stigmatization that women are exposed to takes many forms. For example, they are sometimes exposed to interpersonal stigmatization (Stanhope & Lancaster, 2018). In relation to this, they are sometimes shamed or ridiculed due to their weight.…… Kindly click the purchase icon above to download the full discussion for $5