Effects of dieting-related messages on psychological and weight control variables.

@article{Roehrig2008EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of dieting-related messages on psychological and weight control variables.},
  author={Megan Roehrig and J Kevin Thompson and Guy Cafri},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          164-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The current study sought to empirically examine the immediate and short-term effects of dieting-related psychoeducational messages on established risk factors for eating pathology and weight control variables. METHOD One-hundred thirty nine participants were randomly assigned to a prodieting, antidieting, or control message condition. Variables were assessed at baseline, post-test, and 2-week follow-up. RESULTS The prodieting condition produced significantly greater dieting… CONTINUE READING
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