Randomized trial of two mind-body interventions for weight-loss maintenance.

  title={Randomized trial of two mind-body interventions for weight-loss maintenance.},
  author={Charles R. Elder and Cheryl Ritenbaugh and Scott D Mist and Mikel Aickin and Jennifer L. Schneider and Heather Zwickey and Patricia J. Elmer},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  volume={13 1},
OBJECTIVE Regain of weight after initial weight loss constitutes a major factor contributing to the escalating obesity epidemic. The objective of this study was to determine the feasibility and clinical impact of two mind-body interventions for weight-loss maintenance. DESIGN Randomized, balanced, controlled trial. SETTING Large-group model health maintenance organization. PARTICIPANTS Overweight and obese adults were recruited to a 12-week behavioral weight-loss program. Participants… 

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