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ERIC Number: EJ156811
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Behavior Therapy for Obesity: A Comparative Investigation of Long-Term Efficacy
Kingsley, Raymond G.; Wilson, G. Terence
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 45, 2, 288-297, Apr 77
Both individual and group behavior therapies were compared to a stringent social pressure comparison program in the treatment of an obese female community population. Whereas the two group treatments resulted in successful maintenance of treatment-produced weight reduction, subjects treated with individual behavior therapy showed substantial relapse at long-term follow-up. (Author)
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