Obesity Group Events and Courses

BDA Obesity specialist group study days

Obesity: Informing and Influencing Specialist Services

The Studio, Birmingham

28th and 29th November 2018

A 2-day lecture and workshop programme considering..

What is happening around the UK?

How do we practically implement interventions and approaches? 

Who should we collaborate and consult with? 

When should we apply theory? 

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Previous events

BDA LIVE – The cutting edge of obesity research

Held on 15th March 2018

Hosted by the Obesity Specialist Group

Sessions on the latest evidence for

Slides available to BDA Obesity group members where indicated.

Obesity: Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviours

Held on 29th and 30th November 2017, The Studio, Birmingham

A 2-day lecture and workshop programme with a focus on behaviour and psychology.

  • Download programme : Day 1Day 2
  • Download slides (BDA Obesity group members only):

  1. Weight stigma 
  2. Apps for overeating?
  3. Dietetic approaches to Binge Eating Disorder
  4. Sustainable diets
  5. Influencing motivation
  6. Look after yourself
  7. Cognitive Analytic Therapy
  8. Compassion Focussed Therapy
  9. Psychological issues in bariatric surgery
  10. Health psychology approaches
  11. Early emotional eating
  12. Mindfulness
  13. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  14. Non-hunger eating

Obesity Management: What is the future?

Held on Thursday, 8th Dec 2016, in Manchester

  1. Whole systems approach
  2. Low carbohydrate diets
  3. Intermittent energy restriction
  4. Digital therapeutics
  5. Genetics
  6. Nutritional genomics
  7. Counterweight & DIRECT
  8. Marketing food to children

Obesity: Care Along the Pathway

Held on Friday 4th March 2016, at Heythrop College, London


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