My work includes the role of stigma on psychological and physical health, focusing on identity constructs such as anticipated stigma, identity centrality, and identity salience. I have current work on the role of experienced and internalized weight stigma on psychological well being, dieting, and weight maintenance; as well as work on the cognitive salience of food cues and stress for people concerned with their weight
PhD, University of Michigan, 1999
Himmelstein, M. S., Puhl, R. M., & Quinn, D. M. (2018). Weight sigma in men: What, when, and by whom? Obesity. DOI: 10.1002/oby.22162
Puhl, R. M., Himmelstein, M. S., & Quinn, D. M. (2018). Internalizing weight stigma: Prevalence and sociodemographic consideration in U. S. adults. Obesity, 26(1), 167-175.
Quinn, D. M., Weisz, B. M., & Lawner, E. (2017). Impact of active concealment of stigmatized identity on physical and psychological quality of life. Social Science and Medicine (192), 14-17.
Himmelstein, M. S., Puhl, R. M., & Quinn, D. M. (2018). Weight stigma and health: The mediating role of coping responses. Health Psychology, 37(2), 139-147.
Quinn, D. M. (2017). When stigma is concealable: The costs and benefits for health. In B. Major, J. F. Dovidio, B. G. Link (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Stigma, Discrimination and Health. Chapter 15 (pp287-299). Oxford University Press: NY, NY.
Himmelstein, M., Puhl, R. M., & Quinn, D. M. (2017). Intersectionality: An understudied framework for addressing weight stigma. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 53(4), 421-431.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.
Weisz, C., & Quinn, D. M. (2017/available on line). Stigmatized identities, psychological distress, and physical health: Intersections of Homelessness and Race. Stigma and Health. DOI: 10.1037/sah0000093
Puhl, R. M., Quinn, D. M., Weisz, B. M., & Suh, Y. J. (2017). The role of stigma in weight loss maintenance among US adults. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51(5), 754-763. doi:10.1007/s12160-017-9898-9
Ikizer, E. G., Ramirez-Esparza, N., & Quinn, D. M. (2017/available on line). Culture and concealable stigmatized identities: Examining anticipated stigma in the United States and Turkey. Stigma and Health.http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/
McClure Brenchley, K., & Quinn D. M. (2016). Weight-based rejection sensitivity: Scale development and implications for well-being. Body Image, 16, 79-92. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2015.11.
Weisz, B. M., Quinn, D. M., & Williams, M. K. (2016). Out and healthy: Being more ‘out’ about a concealable stigmatized identity may boost the health benefits of social support. Journal of Health Psychology, 21, 2934-2943. doi: 10.1177/1359105315589392
Chaudoir, S. R., & Quinn, D. M. (2016). Evidence that anticipated stigma predicts poorer depressive symptom trajectories among emerging adults living with concealable stigmatized identities. Self & Identity, 15(2), 139-151. DOI: 10.1080/15298868.2015.1091378
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