What is the role of cognitive-behavior therapy in patient management?

@article{Foreyt1998WhatIT,
  title={What is the role of cognitive-behavior therapy in patient management?},
  author={John P. Foreyt and Walker Seward Carlos Poston},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={1998},
  volume={6 Suppl 1},
  pages={18S-22S}
}
This review summarizes the role of cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) in obesity treatment. Although not a specific intervention per se, CBT is the systematic application of principles of social cognitive theory to modify behaviors that are thought to contribute to or maintain obesity. Most forms of CBT include the use of five strategies: self-monitoring and goal setting; stimulus control for the modification of eating style, activity, and related habits; cognitive restructuring techniques that… CONTINUE READING

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