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Weight loss expectations in obese patients and treatment attrition: an observational multicenter study.
TLDR
Baseline weight loss expectations are independent cognitive predictors of attrition in obese patients entering a weight-losing program; the higher the expectations, the higher attrition at 12 months.
The CBCL 1.5–5 and the identification of preschoolers with autism in Italy
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The PDP and Withdrawn scales have a good predictive validity so that they could be proposed as a first-level tool to identify preschoolers at risk of autism in primary care settings.
Frequency and clinical correlates of adult separation anxiety in a sample of 508 outpatients with mood and anxiety disorders
TLDR
Frequency and clinical correlates of adult separation anxiety in a sample of 508 outpatients with mood and anxiety disorders are studied.
Assessment of physical activity in anorexia nervosa and treatment outcome.
TLDR
PA in patients with anorexia nervosa is underestimated by subjective assessment when compared with objective measurement, and only time spent in light PA, assessed objectively with AH, showed a negative association with improvement in eating disorder psychopathology.
Validation of the Body Checking Questionnaire (BCQ) in an Eating Disorders Population
TLDR
The study provides support for factor structure, validity and reliability of the BCQ on eating disorders population and supports the use of this questionnaire in cross-national studies.
Predictors and moderators of time to remission of major depression with interpersonal psychotherapy and SSRI pharmacotherapy
TLDR
This exploratory study identified several non-specific predictors but few moderators of psychotherapy versus pharmacotherapy outcome and offers useful indicators of the characteristics of patients that are generally difficult to treat, but only limited guidance as to who benefits from IPT versus SSRI pharmacotherapy.
Continuous care in the treatment of obesity: an observational multicentre study
TLDR
This study aims to investigate weight loss and reasons for attrition in obese patients on long‐term continuous care with a history of obesity and to investigate the causes of attrition.
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