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The "ACT-ive" pursuit of loss and gain : the impact of an acceptance and commitment therapy-based intervention on post weight-loss surgery individuals : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Clinical Psychology at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2021)
Obesity prevalence continues to increase at an alarming rate worldwide and poses serious health risks to those affected including increased morbidity, mortality, and psychosocial consequences. Weight-loss surgery is currently ...
Performing weight change : a performative reading of reality-making through a relationship of meaning and doing : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Philosophy in English at Massey University
(Massey University, 2009)
Reading the reality-making processes that create bodies in weight change performances challenges us to understand the relationships between meanings and actions, or between discourses and materiality. This study uses a ...
Evaluation of a weight management program using the intuitive eating approach for clinically overweight and obese adults : a thesis presented for partial fulfilment of requirement for the degree of Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at Massey University (Albany) New Zealand
(Massey University, 2019)
Background: Maintained weight loss has been shown to reduce the risks associated with excess weight. However, weight maintenance is short lived in ~80% of adults attempting weight-loss interventions that have poor ...
Finding the recipe for nutritious and delicious living : understanding the lived experience of weight loss from morbid obesity in New Zealand women : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Critical Health Psychology at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2019)
Obesity is classed as a crisis in New Zealand and across the world. Despite obesity reduction efforts, the obesity rates and failed weight loss attempts continue to be high. Due to the limited research available on the ...
Use of a non-dieting approach to support weight management patients to improve eating behaviours and dietary intake : a thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics at Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
(Massey University, 2017)
Background/Aim: Overweight and obesity numbers continue to increase locally and internationally. It is well known that the ability to make and maintain dietary changes long-term is difficult for many individuals. In recent ...