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(p. 69) Session 11: Friends and Family 

(p. 69) Session 11: Friends and Family
(p. 69) Session 11: Friends and Family

Evan M. Forman

and Meghan L. Butryn

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date: 19 January 2021

This chapter (Session 11) discusses methods of gaining social support for weight control goals by asking for support from others, being specific and assertive about one’s needs, and being willing to have potentially difficult conversations. Strategies for overcoming social cues that are problematic to weight control are also presented, such as avoiding or changing the problematic cue or responding in a healthier way.

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