Women’s experiences of using drugs in weight management. An interpretative phenomenological analysis

@article{MendietaTan2013WomensEO,
  title={Women’s experiences of using drugs in weight management. An interpretative phenomenological analysis},
  author={Agueda Mendieta-Tan and Lee Hulbert-Williams and Wendy Nicholls},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2013},
  volume={60},
  pages={220-225}
}
This study examines the experiences of women using drugs in weight management. Whilst some of the commonly used substances have been deemed to be safe, most, if not all, still have potentially dangerous side effects for the individual. Five women spoke of their experiences of using drugs in weight management through semi-structured interviews. These were analysed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA). Three themes arose from the analysis: the challenges of weight management, the… CONTINUE READING
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