The experiences and understandings of obesity: families' decisions to attend a childhood obesity intervention.

@article{Newson2013TheEA,
  title={The experiences and understandings of obesity: families' decisions to attend a childhood obesity intervention.},
  author={Lisa Newson and Rachel Povey and Abigail Casson and Sarah M Grogan},
  journal={Psychology & health},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={1287-305}
}
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the families' experiences of a childhood obesity intervention and sought to understand factors that influence attendance and lifestyle behaviours. DESIGN Eleven semi-structured interviews were conducted and analysed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. RESULTS Four themes emerged highlighting the differences and similarities between attendees and non-attendees perceptions of childhood obesity, perceptions of the intervention, practical barriers… CONTINUE READING
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