24 September 2019
This document was written by the BPS Obesity Task and Finish Group and looks at what psychological evidence and perspectives can add to help improve our combined response to obesity.
The document seeks to guide professionals and policy makers working with individuals, groups, and populations that are impacted by obesity to take an approach that is guided by psychology.
It provides a series of recommendations based around the following areas:
Where possible the document strives to use person-centred language and a strengths-based approach.