EurekaMag.com logo
+ Translate

Behavioral treatment of severe obesity


, : Behavioral treatment of severe obesity. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 55(2 Suppl): 545s-551s

Behavioral approaches to obesity are usually employed in the context of short-term (10-20 wk) treatment interventions. These programs produce weight losses averaging 10 kg at the end of the program and 6.6 kg at 1-y follow-up. Improvements in long-term results may depend on a shift to a chronic disease model of obesity treatment, in which patients remain in ongoing care for extended periods of time. Highly structured diets and supervised exercise warrant further investigation as components of such a chronic disease approach to the treatment of severe obesity.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service)

Accession: 002308865

PMID: 1733124

Submit PDF Full Text: Here


Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:
Close
Close

Related references

Beutel, M.; Thiede, R.; Wiltink, J.; Sobez, I., 2001: Effectiveness of behavioral and psychodynamic in-patient treatment of severe obesity: First results from a randomized study. OBJECTIVE: To compare treatment effectiveness of psychodynamic and behavioral in-patient treatment of patients with severe obesity. DESIGN: Randomized longitudinal study of obese patients (BMI gtoreq 35 kg/m2) randomly assigned to behavioral or to...

Bjorvell H.; Rossner S., 1985: Long term treatment of severe obesity four year follow up of results of combined behavioral modification program. A four year programme of treatment for severe obesity combining standard techniques such as behavioural modification, exercise, nutritional advice, and, in addition, readmission of patients who relapse has been developed. One hundred and seven sub...

Wadden, T.A.; Foster, G.D.; Letizia, K.A., 1994: One-year behavioral treatment of obesity: comparison of moderate and severe caloric restriction and the effects of weight maintenance therapy. This study compared the weight losses of 49 obese women randomly assigned to a 52-week behavioral program combined with either moderate or severe caloric restriction. Subjects in the balanced deficit diet (BDD) condition were prescribed a 1,200-kc...

Sbrocco, T.; Nedegaard, R.C.; Stone, J.M.; Lewis, E.L., 1999: Behavioral choice treatment promotes continuing weight loss: preliminary results of a cognitive-behavioral decision-based treatment for obesity. Twenty-four obese women were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 group treatments: behavioral choice treatment (BCT) or traditional behavioral treatment (TBT). BCT uses decision theory to promote moderate behavior change that can be comfortably, and there...

Garaulet, M.; Corbalán-Tutau, M.Dolores.; Madrid, J.A.; Baraza, J.C.; Parnell, L.D.; Lee, Y-Chi.; Ordovas, J.M., 2010: PERIOD2 variants are associated with abdominal obesity, psycho-behavioral factors, and attrition in the dietary treatment of obesity. The purpose of this research was to test for association between polymorphisms in the circadian clock-related gene PERIOD2 (PER2) and attrition in patients prone to withdrawal from a behavioral weight-reduction program based on the Mediterranean d...

Kakuma, T., 2016: The Update of Obesity Syndrome: Molecular Mechanism, Pathophysiology and Therapies. Topics: II. Recent Topics on Care and Treatment of the Obesity Syndrome; 2. Exercise and cognitive behavioral therapy for obesity. Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi. Journal of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine 104(4): 730-734

Levine, M.; Ringham, R.; Kalarchian, M.; Wisniewski, L.M.rcus, M., 2001: Is family-based behavioral weight control appropriate for severe pediatric obesity?. Objective: Although the efficacy of family-based behavioral treatment for moderate pediatric obesity has been well established, few studies have focused on the treatment of severe obesity. We sought to evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of...

Sampalis, J.; Rhodes, B.; Maclean, L.D., 1993: Familial obesity Association with risk for severe obesity and impact on surgical treatment. Clinical & Investigative Medicine 16(4 SUPPL ): B16

Anonymous, 2004: Obesity in the extreme. It has risks, but surgery is the most effective treatment for people with severe obesity. Harvard Health Letter 29(5): 4-5

Kroustrup, J.P.; Larsen, J.F., 2001: Treatment of morbid obesity with laparoscopic, adjustable gastric banding. Results after two years of experiences with a new surgical method for severe obesity. In the last decade, laparoscopic, adjustable silicone gastric banding for morbid obesity has gained widespread use, owing to two important improvements: The surgical procedure can be performed laparoscopically and the weight loss can be regulated...