Leah M. Lessard
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Emotional implications of weight stigma across middle school: The role of weight-based peer discrimination
J Juvonen, LM Lessard, HL Schacter, L Suchilt
Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 2016
Promoting social inclusion in educational settings: Challenges and opportunities
J Juvonen, LM Lessard, R Rastogi, HL Schacter, DS Smith
Educational Psychologist 54 (4), 250-270, 2019
Weight stigma in youth: prevalence, consequences, and considerations for clinical practice
RM Puhl, LM Lessard
Current obesity reports 9 (4), 402-411, 2020
Weight stigma as a predictor of distress and maladaptive eating behaviors during COVID-19: longitudinal findings from the EAT study
RM Puhl, LM Lessard, N Larson, ME Eisenberg, D Neumark-Stzainer
Annals of Behavioral Medicine 54 (10), 738-746, 2020
Losing and gaining friends: Does friendship instability compromise academic functioning in middle school?
LM Lessard, J Juvonen
Journal of school psychology 69, 143-153, 2018
The roles of experienced and internalized weight stigma in healthcare experiences: Perspectives of adults engaged in weight management across six countries
RM Puhl, LM Lessard, MS Himmelstein, GD Foster
PloS one 16 (6), e0251566, 2021
Connecting electronically with friends to cope with isolation during COVID-19 pandemic
J Juvonen, HL Schacter, LM Lessard
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 38 (6), 1782-1799, 2021
Adolescent academic worries amid COVID-19 and perspectives on pandemic-related changes in teacher and peer relations.
LM Lessard, RM Puhl
School Psychology, 2021
Bias-based bullying and school adjustment among sexual and gender minority adolescents: the role of gay-straight alliances
LM Lessard, RJ Watson, RM Puhl
Journal of youth and adolescence 49 (5), 1094-1109, 2020
Quality and stability of cross-ethnic friendships: Effects of classroom diversity and out-of-school contact
LM Lessard, K Kogachi, J Juvonen
Journal of youth and adolescence 48 (3), 554-566, 2019
International comparisons of weight stigma: Addressing a void in the field
RM Puhl, LM Lessard, RL Pearl, MS Himmelstein, GD Foster
International Journal of Obesity 45 (9), 1976-1985, 2021
Prevalence and correlates of weight bias internalization in weight management: a multinational study
RL Pearl, RM Puhl, LM Lessard, MS Himmelstein, GD Foster
SSM-population Health 13, 100755, 2021
Gay–straight alliances: A mechanism of health risk reduction among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning adolescents
LM Lessard, RM Puhl, RJ Watson
American journal of preventive medicine 59 (2), 196-203, 2020
Adolescents’ exposure to and experiences of weight stigma during the COVID-19 pandemic
LM Lessard, RM Puhl
Journal of Pediatric Psychology 46 (8), 950-959, 2021
Friendless adolescents: Do perceptions of social threat account for their internalizing difficulties and continued friendlessness?
LM Lessard, J Juvonen
Journal of Research on Adolescence 28 (2), 277-283, 2018
Cross-class friendship and academic achievement in middle school.
LM Lessard, J Juvonen
Developmental Psychology 55 (8), 1666, 2019
The effects of middle school weight climate on youth with higher body weight
J Juvonen, LM Lessard, HL Schacter, C Enders
Journal of Research on Adolescence 29 (2), 466-479, 2019
Effects of gender and type of praise on task performance among undergraduates.
L Lessard, A Grossman, ML Syme
Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research 20 (1), 2015
Peer rejection as a precursor of romantic dysfunction in adolescence: Can friendships protect?
HL Schacter, LM Lessard, J Juvonen
Journal of adolescence 77, 70-80, 2019
Can friendships protect against the health consequences of peer victimization in adolescence? A systematic review
HL Schacter, LM Lessard, S Kiperman, F Bakth, A Ehrhardt, J Uganski
School mental health 13 (3), 578-601, 2021
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