Long-term maintenance of weight loss: current status.

  title={Long-term maintenance of weight loss: current status.},
  author={Robert W. Jeffery and A Drewnowski and Leonard H Epstein and Albert J. Stunkard and G. Terence Wilson and Rena R Wing and David R. Hill},
  journal={Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association},
  volume={19 1S},
Intervention strategies for promoting long-term weight loss are examined empirically and conceptually. Weight control research over the last 20 years has dramatically improved short-term treatment efficacy but has been less successful in improving long-term success. Interventions in preadolescent children show greater long-term efficacy than in adults. Extending treatment length and putting more emphasis on energy expenditure have modestly improved long-term weight loss in adults. Fresh ideas… CONTINUE READING
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