ERIC Number: EJ283338
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Motivational Factors Affecting Patient Attrition in a Weight Reduction Program.
McClaran, Diane M.
Journal of American College Health, v31 n6 p236-39 Jun 1983
Students entering a university-sponsored weight-reduction program were given a questionnaire to assess the strength of their basic motivational needs and were later asked if the program satisified those needs. Students whose needs were met for affiliation and achievement were more likely to complete the program. (Author/PP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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