Weight Self-Stigma Questionnaire (WSSQ)
Questionário de estigma internalizado em relação ao pesoOriginal Version
Lillis, J., Luoma, J. B., Levin, M. E., & Hayes, S. C. (2010)Portuguese Version
Palmeira, L., Cunha, M., & Pinto-Gouveia, J. (2016)General Description
Weight self-stigma Questionnaire is a 12 items self-report measure designed specifically to assess weigh self-stigma in overweight and obese individuals. It comprises two subscales: self-devaluation (negative thoughts and emotions about being overweight) and fear of enacted stigma (involves the perception of being discriminated, as well as, the identification to a stigmatized group). Items 1 to 6 comprise the self-devaluation subscale and items 7 to 12 the fear of enacted stigma subscale. All items are rated in a 5-point Likert scale (1 = strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree), with higher scores reflecting the presence of more weight self-stigma.
Lillis, J., Luoma, J. B., Levin, M. E., & Hayes, S. C. (2010). Measuring Weight Self‐stigma: The Weight Self‐stigma Questionnaire. Obesity, 18(5), 971-976.
Palmeira, L., Cunha, M., & Pinto-Gouveia, J., (submitted). The weight of weight self-stigma in women with overweight and obesity.