Totally Changed, Yet Still the Same

@article{Natvik2013TotallyCY,
  title={Totally Changed, Yet Still the Same},
  author={E. Natvik and E. Gjengedal and M. R{\aa}heim},
  journal={Qualitative Health Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={1202 - 1214}
}
  • E. Natvik, E. Gjengedal, M. Råheim
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Qualitative Health Research
  • Bariatric surgery provides sustainable weight loss and increased quality of life for most, but not all patients. To increase the knowledge of this complex patient group and their needs during follow-up, we aimed to describe the essential meaning of bariatric surgery patients’ long-term experiences by using a phenomenological lifeworld approach. Eight patients were interviewed between 5 and 7 years after bariatric surgery. Life after bariatric surgery was described as living with tension… CONTINUE READING
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