Understanding weight loss in obese adults

2016-02-26T12:32:47Z (GMT) by Bridget Dibb
This data consists of qualitative data from interviews with 15 participants.  The participants were split into two groups - the 'lost group consisted of those who were or had been obese and who had lost at least 8kgs within the last 3 years and those who were obese and who had not last 8kgs within the last 3 years.  Thematic Analysis was used to develop themes.  The clustered quotes which support the themes are presented in the attachment.  Themes include: the catalyst for weight loss, the mindset, and support (from health professionals and friends and family).