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The everyday traumas of the obese, and how society discriminates against them. The program follows housewife Ruth Chipchase through a weight-reduction operation, from pre-op discussions with psychiatrist, surgeon and physiologist, to the operation and the end result, eight weeks later.

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Crew

Producer
Steve Woods
Executive Producers
Bruce Buchanan

Production Details

Production Completion Date
1984
Genre
Science
Production Company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Sales

International Sales
ABC Content Sales