Use of programmed instruction in teaching self-management skills to overweight adults*

@inproceedings{Hanson1976UseOP,
  title={Use of programmed instruction in teaching self-management skills to overweight adults*},
  author={Richard W. Hanson and Betty Louise Borden and Sharon M. Hall and Robert G. Hall},
  year={1976}
}
The effects of using a programmed text to teach self-management skills to overweight adults was evaluated. Subjects were assigned to one of five conditions. No treatment control subjects were placed on a waiting list during the 10-week treatment period. Attention-placebo controls were taught deep muscle relaxation with the rationale that anxiety is a major cause of overeating. A conventional self-management group (CSM) served as a replication of previous behavioral procedures for weight… CONTINUE READING

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