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(p. 81) Session 13: Strategies to Help Defuse and Increase Willingness 

(p. 81) Session 13: Strategies to Help Defuse and Increase Willingness
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(p. 81) Session 13: Strategies to Help Defuse and Increase Willingness
Author(s):

Evan M. Forman

and Meghan L. Butryn

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780190232023.003.0014
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date: 18 January 2021

This chapter (Session 13) presents strategies on promoting defusion and increasing willingness to engage in weight control behaviors, even when doing so results in decreased pleasure or discomfort. Some of the strategies to promote defusion include using the metaphor of “leaves on a stream,” uncoupling internal experiences from behaviors, replacing “but” with “and,” and using the “just do it” approach.

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