Change in body image and psychological well-being during behavioral obesity treatment: Associations with weight loss and maintenance.

@article{Palmeira2010ChangeIB,
  title={Change in body image and psychological well-being during behavioral obesity treatment: Associations with weight loss and maintenance.},
  author={Antonio L. Palmeira and Teresa Cristina Lourenço Branco and Sandra Cristina Cardoso Martins and Cl{\'a}udia Sof{\'i}a Minderico and Marlene N Silva and Paulo Nuno Vieira and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Themudo Barata and Sid{\'o}nio Serpa and Lu{\'i}s B Sardinha and Pedro J Teixeira},
  journal={Body image},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={
          187-93
        }
}
This study reports on outcomes from a behavioral obesity treatment program, evaluating if treatment-related changes in body image and psychological well-being are predictors of weight change during treatment and after follow-up. Participants were 142 overweight/obese women (BMI=30.2+/-3.7kg/m(2); age=38.3+/-5.8 years) participants in a behavioral treatment program consisting of a 4-month treatment period and a 12-month follow-up. Psychosocial variables improved during treatment and these… CONTINUE READING
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Change in body image and psychological well-being during behavioral obesity treatment: Associations with weight loss and maintenance

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