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Strategies for weight loss maintenance


Department of Psychology

About the Project

In 2015, 58% of women and 68% of men in the UK were overweight or obese. In efforts to control body weight, two thirds of women report engaging in a recent weight loss attempt. However, such attempts are largely unsuccessful with most individuals regaining any lost weight in the long term. This PhD project will explore and test strategies (for example, psychological, dietary) to improve weight loss maintenance and it will examine the psychological traits associated with successful weight loss maintenance.

Funding Notes

Self funded or sponsored students only

NB The University has some scholarships under competition - application deadline is 29 January 2020 at 5pm. More details can be found - View Website

Start dates are October and March yearly

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