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ERIC Number: EJ272352
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
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Perceptions of the Causes of Obesity and Responsiveness to Treatment.
Hartigan, Kevin J.; And Others
Journal of Counseling Psychology, v29 n5 p478-85 Sep 1982
Examined whether obese subjects' causal attributions of their weight problems to ability, effort, task difficulty, and luck affect how much weight they lose as a function of treatment. Results indicated the most powerful predictor of positive weight status was subjects' perception that they had the ability to lose weight. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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