Teasing Overweight Kids May Have Last...

Teasing Overweight Kids May Have Lasting Impact on Their Health

There are 4 comments on the School Library Journal story from Jul 25, 2007, titled Teasing Overweight Kids May Have Lasting Impact on Their Health. In it, School Library Journal reports that:

“It is important to approach childhood obesity with an understanding of the social stigma that obese youth face, which is pervasive and can have serious consequences for emotional and physical health”

This article orginally appeared in SLJ 's Extra Helping. Sign up now! Debra Lau Whelan -- School Library Journal, 7/25/2007 The next time one of your students taunts another kid with a word like "fatso," ... via School Library Journal

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ryan scott

San Francisco, CA

#1 Aug 19, 2007
Yeah, teasing is the problem. Not the weight, but the teasing.

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Berta

UK

#4 Jan 31, 2014
I've been on Effexor from http://goo.gl/wW5CNU only one week but am cautiously very optimistic. Prior to this I was on citalopram but still feeling very low and sleeping poorly, feeling like I needed to be in bed 12-16 hours a day. Now I am waking naturally after only 8 hours sleep and finding it much easier to concentrate at work. I can hardly believe it is working so quickly but I feel so much better. I've had no side effects.
everyone is overweight

Fort Lee, NJ

#5 Feb 15, 2014
The epidemic is in places it wasn't in before:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-11983915

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