Development and content validity of an instrument for assessing the motivation for weight loss in adolescents with overweight and obesity

  title={Development and content validity of an instrument for assessing the motivation for weight loss in adolescents with overweight and obesity},
  author={David Franciole Oliveira Silva and Ang{\'e}lica Luiza de Sales Souza and J{\'e}ssica Bastos Pimentel and Thatyane Oliveira Souza and Eduarda Pontes dos Santos Ara{\'u}jo and Karine Cavalcanti Maur{\'i}cio Sena-Evangelista and Ricardo Fernando Arrais and Severina Carla Vieira Cunha Lima},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
Objective To develop and validate the content of an instrument for assessing the motivation for weight loss in adolescents with overweight and obesity. Methods The development and validation of the instrument were conducted in five stages, for which two systematic reviews were conducted. The first one, for the identification of questionnaires assessing the motivation for weight loss, included six studies and contributed to the selection of the domains for the instrument. The second one… 
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