Life After Bariatric Surgery: Perceptions of Male Patients and Their Intimate Relationships.

@article{Moore2016LifeAB,
  title={Life After Bariatric Surgery: Perceptions of Male Patients and Their Intimate Relationships.},
  author={Darren D. Moore and Clinton E Cooper},
  journal={Journal of marital and family therapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={495-508}
}
This study explores the experiences of 20 men who have had bariatric surgery, focusing on their couple or marital relationships. The researcher concentrates on men's perspectives regarding relationship satisfaction, sexual intimacy, and social support after surgical intervention. Phenomenology and family systems theory were used to guide the study from which emerged three themes: (a) Unintended consequences (unpredicted problems occurring within intimate relationships); (b) Intimacy as… CONTINUE READING
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