Browsing Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care by Author "Aasprang, Anny"
Anxiety and depression in association with morbid obesity: changes with improved physical health after duodenal switch Andersen, John Roger; Aasprang, Anny; Bergsholm, Per; Sletteskog, Nils; Våge, Villy; Natvig, Gerd Karin (BioMed Central, 2010-05-21)Background Patients with morbid obesity have an increased risk for anxiety and depression. The "duodenal switch" is perhaps the most effective obesity surgery procedure for inducing weight loss. However, to our knowledge, ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Health-Related Quality of Life following Bariatric Surgery: A Systematic Review of Prospective Long- Term Studies Andersen, John Roger; Aasprang, Anny; Karlsen, Tor-Ivar; Natvig, Gerd Karin; Våge, Villy; Kolotkin, Ronette Loganzo (Elsevier, 2015-03)Impaired health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is common in bariatric surgery candidates and is often one of the motivating factors for seeking bariatric surgery. Although many studies have reported changes in HRQoL after ...Journal article
Psychosocial functioning before and after surgical treatment for morbid obesity: reliability and validation of the Norwegian version of obesity-related problem scale Aasprang, Anny; Andersen, John Roger; Våge, Villy; Kolotkin, Ronette L.; Natvig, Gerd Karin (PeerJ, 2015-09-29)Background. The aims of this study were to translate the Obesity-Related Problem scale (OP scale) into the Norwegian language and test its reliability, validity and responsiveness in a Norwegian sample. Method. The ...Journal article