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Experiences of self-monitoring in self-directed weight loss and weight loss maintenance: systematic review of qualitative studies

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The experience and role of self-monitoring in self-directed weight loss attempts may be distinctly different from that within formal interventions, and has yet to be fully explored. We systematically reviewed qualitative studies to examine experiences of self-monitoring as an aid to self-directed weight loss. Thematic synthesis was used to construct descriptive and analytical themes from the available data. 22 studies (681 participants) were included, in which the uses of self-monitoring ran...

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10.1177/1049732318784815

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Qualitative Health Research Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
1
Pages:
124-134
Publication date:
2018-07-09
Acceptance date:
2018-06-11
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EISSN:
1552-7557
ISSN:
1049-7323
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859203
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2018-06-25

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