Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in obesity

ob0001oc1.5 | (1) (1) | UKCO2019

Cognitive and behavioural strategies employed to overcome ‘relapse’ among weight loss maintainers and regainers: a qualitative study

Lawlor Emma , Hughes Carly , Duschinsky Robbie , Griffin Simon , Hill Andrew , Ahern Amy

Background: While many behavioural weight management programmes are effective in the short-term, in the context of a complex obesogenic environment, post-programme weight regain is common. Overcoming ‘relapses’ has been highlighted as an important phenomenon in weight-loss maintenance, but research on how this is done is sparse. By comparing strategies employed by those who had regained or maintained weight loss, we explored this phenomenon and identified effective c...