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The effect of psychosocial versus surgical weight loss interventions on body image: A systematic review (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Hamlet, C., Williamson, H., Moss, T., & Meyrick, J. (2016, June). The effect of psychosocial versus surgical weight loss interventions on body image: A systematic review. Poster presented at Appearance Matters 7 Conference

Bariatric surgery is the most effective medical treatment for short and long term weight loss1 but should only be carried out once psychosocial interventions* in combination with diet and exercise changes are attempted 2. Body image (BI) dissatisfact... Read More about The effect of psychosocial versus surgical weight loss interventions on body image: A systematic review.

The effectiveness of bariatric surgery on long term psychosocial quality of life – A systematic review (2016)
Journal Article
Jumbe, S. L., Jumbe, S., Bartlett, C., Jumbe, S., & Meyrick, J. (2016). The effectiveness of bariatric surgery on long term psychosocial quality of life – A systematic review. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 10(3), 225-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2015.11.009

© 2015 Asia Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity Background Little is known about the psychological effects of bariatric surgery. This review aimed to assess long term effectiveness of bariatric surgery on psychosocial quality of life (QoL) o... Read More about The effectiveness of bariatric surgery on long term psychosocial quality of life – A systematic review.

What is good qualitative research? A first step towards a comprehensive approach to judging rigour/quality (2006)
Journal Article
Meyrick, J. (2006). What is good qualitative research? A first step towards a comprehensive approach to judging rigour/quality. Journal of Health Psychology, 11(5), 799-808. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105306066643

Qualitative research has an enormous amount to contribute to the fields of health, medicine and public health but readers and reviewers from these fields have little understanding of how to judge its quality. Work to date accurately reflects the comp... Read More about What is good qualitative research? A first step towards a comprehensive approach to judging rigour/quality.


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