• Aspects of well-being when struggling with obesity 

      Haga, Britt Marit; Furnes, Bodil; Dysvik, Elin; Ueland, Venke Irene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-12)
      Purpose: We aimed to gain deeper insight into how people struggling with obesity handle their life situation by addressing how well-being might unfold. For many people, obesity becomes a lifelong condition characterized ...
    • Living with obesity — existential experiences 

      Ueland, Venke Irene; Furnes, Bodil; Dysvik, Elin; Rørtveit, Kristine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08)
      Aims and objectives: The aim was to gain in-depth understanding about individuals’ existential experiences of living with obesity. Background: People living with obesity face great vulnerability and existential challenges. ...
    • Living With Obesity: Expressions of Longing 

      Ueland, Venke Irene; Dysvik, Elin; Furnes, Bodil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01)
      Abstract Those who are obese experience complex moral distress. The norm in Western societies is to be slim, and people living with obesity experience challenges under the gaze of society. They feel great vulnerability and ...
    • Putting life on hold: lived experiences of people with obesity 

      Haga, Britt Marit; Furnes, Bodil; Dysvik, Elin; Ueland, Venke Irene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-10)
      Obesity presents challenges in everyday life, one of which involves the existential aspects of living life as a person with obesity. There is a need for understanding the existential experiences, but there is limited ...