Communication With Significant Others About Weight Management: The Role of Confirmation in Weight Management Attitudes and Behaviors

@article{Dailey2010CommunicationWS,
  title={Communication With Significant Others About Weight Management: The Role of Confirmation in Weight Management Attitudes and Behaviors},
  author={Ren{\'e} M Dailey and Andrea Ann Richards and Lynsey Kluever Romo},
  journal={Communication Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={37},
  pages={644 - 673}
}
  • René M Dailey, Andrea Ann Richards, Lynsey Kluever Romo
  • Published 2010
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Communication Research
  • The current study employed a confirmation perspective to examine the relationship between communication with significant others and individuals’ weight management. Confirmation was conceptualized as consisting of two components—acceptance and challenge. In Study 1, 413 participants (aged 18-66) completed a survey assessing their diet and exercise behaviors as well as interactions with a significant other about weight management. As predicted, the combination of acceptance and challenge from… CONTINUE READING

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