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(p. 290) Behavioral Treatments for Obesity 

(p. 290) Behavioral Treatments for Obesity
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(p. 290) Behavioral Treatments for Obesity
Author(s):

Caitlin A. Lagrotte

and Gary D. Foster

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199738168.003.0044
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date: 20 November 2019

The purpose of this chapter is to describe the behavioral treatment for obesity, its principles and practices (including the package of components that usually comprise behavioral treatment, such as self-monitoring, stimulus control, cognitive therapy), defining characteristics, and outcomes (food provision, meal replacements, pharmacotherapy, commercial weight loss programs, counselling skills), and weight maintenance.

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