Psychological Impact of a “Health-at-Every-Size” Intervention on Weight-Preoccupied Overweight/Obese Women

@inproceedings{GagnonGirouard2010PsychologicalIO,
  title={Psychological Impact of a “Health-at-Every-Size” Intervention on Weight-Preoccupied Overweight/Obese Women},
  author={Marie-Pierre Gagnon-Girouard and Catherine B{\'e}gin and V{\'e}ronique Provencher and Angelo Tremblay and Lyne Mongeau and Sonia Boivin and Simone Lemieux},
  booktitle={Journal of obesity},
  year={2010}
}
The aim of the present study was to assess the impact of a "Health-at-every-size" (HAES) intervention on psychological variables and body weight the weight-preoccupied overweight/obese women. Those women were randomized into three groups (1) HAES, (2) social support (SS), (3) waiting-list (WL), and were tested at baseline, post-treatment and six-month and one-year follow-ups. All participants presented significant psychological improvement no matter if they received the HAES intervention or not… CONTINUE READING