Individual versus group therapy for obesity: effects of matching participants to their treatment preferences.

@article{Renjilian2001IndividualVG,
  title={Individual versus group therapy for obesity: effects of matching participants to their treatment preferences.},
  author={D A Renjilian and Michael G Perri and Arthur M Nezu and Wendy McKelvey and Rebecca L Shermer and Stephen D Anton},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={717-21}
}
This study examined the effects of matching participants to treatments on the basis of their preferences for either individual or group therapy for obesity. Seventy-five obese adults who expressed a clear preference for either individual or group therapy were randomly assigned to either their preferred or their nonpreferred treatment modality within a 2 (individual vs. group therapy) x 2 (preferred vs. nonpreferred modality) factorial design. At posttreatment, group therapy produced… CONTINUE READING

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