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Weight maintenance and relapse in obesity: a qualitative study.

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OBJECTIVE: To investigate, among women with obesity who have lost weight, the psychological factors associated with successfully maintaining the new lower weight, as opposed to weight regain. DESIGN: Qualitative research methods (in-depth individual interviews and group interviews) were used to assess the characteristics of successful weight maintainers, as compared with weight regainers and healthy-weight women. SUBJECTS: In all, 76 females were recruited from the community, comprising 28 fo...

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10.1038/sj.ijo.0802305

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord
Volume:
27
Issue:
8
Pages:
955-962
Publication date:
2003-08-05
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EISSN:
1476-5497
ISSN:
0307-0565
URN:
uuid:b07953ef-89d0-44bd-9963-cdc417fb333d
Source identifiers:
139493
Local pid:
pubs:139493

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