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A comparison of behavioral and psychological characteristics of patients opting for surgical and conservative treatment for morbid obesity
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-02-05)
Background Little is known about the psychological prerequisites for weight loss maintenance after bariatric surgery. A first step in investigating whether existing knowledge of conservative weight loss treatment is applicable for lifestyle interventions postoperatively is to compare specific psychological characteristics at baseline. The aim of this study was to compare patients scheduled for ...
Medical and Psychology Student’s Experiences in Learning Mindfulness: Benefits, Paradoxes, and Pitfalls
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-04-06)
Mindfulness has attracted increased interest in the field of health professionals’ education due to its proposed double benefit of providing self-help strategies to counter stress and burnout symptoms and cultivating attitudes central to the role of professional helpers. The current study explored the experiential aspects of learning mindfulness. Specifically, we explored how first-year medical and ...