Weight Loss Experiences of Obese Individuals; Qualitative Study


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

KONURALP TIP DERGISI, cilt.11, ss.329-336, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.18521/ktd.565911
  • Dergi Adı: KONURALP TIP DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.329-336

Özet

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.