Body-image attitudes among obese enrollers in a commercial weight-loss program
- Downplaying the SCALE. Sherer, Jill // Shape;Feb2002, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p60
Provides insights on losing weight. Body image; Measurement of body fat; Link between body weight and self-worth.
- Body pride sheds pounds. // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jan/Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p20
Presents the result of a study conducted by Psychologist Michaela Kiernan and associates at Stanford University which showed that women with poor body image find it tough to loose weight. Tendency of most women who are embarrassed by the way they look; Use of cognitive behavioral...
- Weight concerns in preteens and young teens influenced by media and fathers. // Healthy Weight Journal;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p2
Presents the results of a study which examined the influences on the weight concerns of teenagers. Methodology; Perception of children toward dieting; Association of dieting with body mass index.
- Hopeful and fit. Davidson, Rachel // Shape;Jun95, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p66
Narrates the author's struggle against anorexia nervosa. Obsession with weight in high school; Distorted body image.
- Self-esteem, body-image and weight in noneating-disordered women. McAllister, Renee; Caltabiano, Marie Louise // Psychological Reports;Dec94 Part 1, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p1339
Examines the self-esteem and body image of women attending weight-loss centers. Questionnaires given to respondents to measure psychological profiles; Association of number of diets taken with levels of self-esteem; Findings on the link between eating disorders and self-esteem.
- Let It Go! Robertson, Sarah // Prevention;Oct2002, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p79
Offers advice on how to end weight-loss obsession. How to stop constantly counting calories, limit weigh-ins, focus on a positive body image, and stop thinking about food all the time.
- Group dialectical behavior therapy adapted for obese emotional eaters; a pilot study. Roosen, M. A.; Safer, D.; Adler, S.; Cebolla, A.; van Strien, T. // Nutricion Hospitalaria;2012, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1141
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has been shown to effectively target binge eating disorder (BED). This study pilots the effectiveness of group DBT for obese "emotional eaters" to reduce eating psychopathology and achieve weight maintenance. Thirty-five obese male and female emotional eaters...
- GENERATING A VISCERAL RESPONSE. Amos, Clinton; Spears, Nancy // Journal of Advertising;Fall2010, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p25
The research applies the theory of visceral influences to investigate the effects of visceral cues in a weight loss advertising context. Three visceral cues are addressed: proximity of reward, visual prime, and vividness of reward. Predictions are derived and three experiments are designed to...
- Some dieters eat double what they think. // Environmental Nutrition;Feb1993, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p1
Reveals that dieters usually underestimate their food intake and overestimate their physical activity. Study conducted by the Obesity Research Center in New York City; Comparison of perceived and measured number of calories consumed.