What limits your understanding about obesity ?    

The Health Belief Model

This discussion is an exploration of how the health belief model applies specifically to obesity as a public health issue.

Answer the following questions:

  • What are your personal preconceptions about obesity?
  • What limits your understanding about obesity ?
  • How has the information about obesity changed over the years?
  • What ethical issues arise with this issue?
  • How can the HBM help inform a prevention and wellness approach to obesity?

Support your statements using the readings in this unit’s studies on obesity and the health belief model (HBM). Remember to consult the APA manual or other APA resource to make sure your citations are formatted correctly.