Weight Loss Experiences of Obese Individuals; Qualitative Study

GÜNER P. D. , Kahveci R., AKSOY H., Ozkara A.

KONURALP TIP DERGISI, vol.11, no.3, pp.329-336, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.18521/ktd.565911
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.329-336


Objective: Obesity is a leading preventable cause of death worldwide. Being overweight or obese has a serious impact on health. Treatment of obesity needs a comprehensive approach. Biopsychosocial approach of family physicians is invaluable in obesity management. In this study, we aimed to evaluate experiences of obese individuals during their weight-losing attempts and to explore the factors affecting success and failure of different approaches.