Obesity treatment—more than food and exercise: a qualitative study exploring obese adolescents' and their parents' views on the former's obesity

@inproceedings{Lindelof2010ObesityTT,
  title={Obesity treatment—more than food and exercise: a qualitative study exploring obese adolescents' and their parents' views on the former's obesity},
  author={Anders Lindelof and Claus Vinther Nielsen and Birthe Dagmar Pedersen},
  booktitle={International journal of qualitative studies on health and well-being},
  year={2010}
}
The aim of this study was to explore obese adolescents' and their parents' views on the former's obesity; especially to gain knowledge about barriers and motivational factors that influence obese adolescents' ability to lose weight. This is a qualitative study involving field observation and semi-structured interviews with obese adolescents and their parents. The analysis takes a phenomenological-hermeneutic approach. Fifteen obese adolescents aged 13-16 years and their parents/grandparents… CONTINUE READING

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