Motivation, Readiness to Change, and Weight Loss Following Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery

Source: Obesity 17 (4) pgs 698-705

For Abstract Link Here

Year of Publication: 2009

Publication Type: Abstract

In a Nutshell: High levels of readiness to change (RTC) are considered critical to the long-term success of weight management programs including bariatric surgery. However, there are no data to support this assertion. The authors hypothesize that RTC level will not influence weight outcomes following surgery.

Length of Publication: 7 page article

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