CitationSmith, Natalie R.; Zivich, Paul N.; & Frerichs, Leah (2020). Social Influences on Obesity: Current Knowledge, Emerging Methods, and Directions for Future Research and Practice. Current Nutrition Reports, 9(1), 31-41. PMCID: PMC7033640
AbstractPurpose of Review: Individuals tend to be socially connected with those of similar weight and obesity status. To inform future research and intervention development, we reviewed recent literature examining social influences on weight with a focus on mechanisms of social influence, populations studied, and emerging analytical methods.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleCurrent Nutrition Reports
Author(s)Smith, Natalie R.
Zivich, Paul N.