Self-Management versus Formal Treatment in Efforts at Weight Control.

  title={Self-Management versus Formal Treatment in Efforts at Weight Control.},
  author={Brenda Lichtenstein and Angela R. Sherman},
The present research program began as a prelithinary attempt to examine the relationship between client and treatment loci of control as a predictor of: success in weight control programs (Lichtenstein & Sherman, 1982, 1983). In the first phase of the research, individuals previously attempting weight loss, and the programs they had pursued, were classified as being primarily either internally-oriented or externally-oriented. Retrospective analySi8 of their experiences revealed more weight loss… CONTINUE READING

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