January 2009
Ethnicity & Disease;Winter2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p83
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of an ongoing clinical research on the prevention of excessive weight gain among adolescent girls. The researchers adapted the interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), which is a form of psychotherapy for the treatment of eating disorders. It notes that the data support the feasibility and acceptability of a 12-week group IPT trial among adolescent girls at high risk for obesity who report of loss of control (LOC) eating.


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