About this project
This study plan focusses on predictive factors for the success of these treatments and is structured in four major areas.
- To investigate viewpoints and perceptions of the primary health care doctors regarding obesity and to compare if they match with the viewpoints of subjects with obesity, by means of a Q-methodology study.
- To identify baseline psychological and biological factors predicting IGB tolerability.
- To identify psychological features that can predict effects of LED + CBT and to examine the dynamic relationships between psychological variables and weight outcomes.
- To identify psychological and gastrointestinal (GI) symptom features predicting effects of LED + CBT + IGB and to examine the dynamic relationships between psychological variables, GI symptoms and weight outcomes.