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Flashcards in Advising Patients on Obesity Deck (6)
1

What is meant by the 'locus of control' psychological concept of behaviour change?

Expectancy that rewards are controlled by external forces rather than one’s own behaviour (lack of accountability)

2

What is meant by the 'self-efficacy' psychological concept of behaviour change?

Action is a function of the perceived likelihood of illness, it’s seriousness and the costs/benefits of the action

3

What is meant by the 'health belief model' psychological concept of behaviour change?

Belief in the ability to succeed (this is task-specific)

4

What are the 5 stages of behaviour change?

1. Pre-contemplation (happy with status quo)
2. Contemplation (thinks about change)
3. Preparation (getting ready)
4. Action (attempting change)
5. Maintenance or Relapse (doing well or reverts to old ways)

5

What are the two main surgical treatments of obesity?

Roux-en-Y bypass (restrictive and malabsorption) or a band

6

What drugs may be used in the treatment of onbesity?

> Liraglutide (GLP-1 agonist) - increases satiety and slows stomach emptying
> Orlistat - blocks absorption of 1/3 of consumed fat in the gut --> oil leakage, flatulence, diarrhoea and spotting if too much fat is taken