Taking action to lose weight: toward an understanding of individual differences.

@article{Annunziato2007TakingAT,
  title={Taking action to lose weight: toward an understanding of individual differences.},
  author={Rachel A. Annunziato and Michael R Lowe},
  journal={Eating behaviors},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={185-94}
}
The purpose of the present study was to understand differences in obese/overweight individuals who do and do not seek ongoing external assistance for weight loss. Help-seeking was examined as a dichotomous and as a continuous variable. Measures of body mass index, comorbid medical conditions, socioeconomic status, psychological distress, disordered eating behavior, body image, and obesity-related knowledge were administered to a community sample of 120 overweight women (age: 22-65 y, BMI: 25-63… CONTINUE READING