Citations with the tag: WEIGHT loss -- Psychological aspects
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- 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.
- No escape.
// Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Aug93, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p22
Points out that relapsers in losing weight are more likely to try to escape from dealing with problems by eating and sleeping more. Comparison with maintainers and controls; Seeking social support from friends or professional help.
- Go with the flow.
Bass, Clarence // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Apr94, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p267
Presents guidelines on how to maintain weight loss. Having a diet that is enjoyable; Activating one's inner intelligence when eating; Giving way to food cravings, with moderation.
- Exercise control over your weight.
Hardy, Charles J. // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology; Dec1993, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p471
Examines eleven aspects of effective weight control. Factors affecting the success of exercise in controlling one's weight.
Kirk, Constance // American Fitness; Jan/Feb96, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p46
Discusses the behavioral aspects of eating as part of weight loss approaches. Elimination of tension created by dieting for ideal weight management; Suggested messages to be adopted for a weight-loss program.
- The politics of human starvation.
Berg, Frances M. // Obesity & Health; Jan/Feb93, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p4
Editorial. Comments on the negative effects that people who are trying to lose weight fast through starvation are experiencing and how it is affecting American society as a whole. How the effects of this type of dieting were documented in detail by the 1944-45 Minnesota Experiment in human...
- Heavy burden.
Randolph, Laura B. // Ebony; Apr1994, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p18
Claims April is the cruelest month because it's when an endless number of sisters resolve to get really serious about shaping up. The loose winter clothes that hid a multitude of figure flaws; Men's failure to understand the urgent pound-shedding mission of April; Two scenarios of what happens...
- The 8 riskiest times for weight gain.
Callahan, Maureen // Redbook; Jan94, Vol. 182 Issue 3, p117
Discusses factors contributing to weight gain. Weight gain by newly weds; Physiological effect of pregnancy; Transition of dieters to normal eating; New-job stress; Temptations of home; Effect of smoking on metabolic rate; Eating during vacations and holidays.
- Reward yourself!
Houck, Catherine // Cosmopolitan; Oct93, Vol. 215 Issue 4, p42
Discusses dieters' habit of self-giving of little treats as a reward for successful weight loss. Non-food items as rewards; Disadvantage of system tied to numbers; Self-reward for healthful behavior.
- Feel good now.
Houck, Catherine // Vegetarian Times; Mar93, Issue 187, p14
Reports on benefits of eating well. 1992 survey of 1,000 consumers; Managers' choice to feel better today; Investors' choice to feel better later in life.
- Weight-loss trigger.
Houck, Catherine // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Jul98, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p33
Details the study conducted by the University of Pittsburgh Medical School on factors that trigger people to lose weight. Methodology of the study; Most common reason for losing weight.
- Imperfect beauty.
Manning, Martha // Health (Time Inc. Health); Sep97, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p82
Relates author's concern on how her body works and how her body looks. Thoughts and feelings of the author towards her body which are getting bigger; Most common obstacle in maintaining a healthy weight; Impact of thoughts and feelings on the ability to lose weight.
- Master the slender life.
Golin, Mark; Stanten, Michele // Prevention; Mar97, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p105
Part III. Offers advice for developing the right mental attitude that contributes to successful weight loss. Finding the right reasons; Finding a new favorite low-fat food; Exercise; Accentuate the positive.
- Overcoming diet failure.
Legwold, Gary // Better Homes & Gardens; Aug94, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p36
Presents some key questions to ask oneself when embarking on a permanent weight loss program. Planning; Preparation for change; Professional help; Willingness to work out; Having realistic goals; Getting past previous failures; Plan in case of a relapse; Monitoring progress; Importance of attitude.
- The stinky diet.
Beadles, Noriko; Doheny, Kathleen // Shape; Sep96, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p43
Features AromaTrim Crave Ender, a new weight-loss system based on the notion that you can create a psychological aversion to certain foods by changing their smell associations, which in turn changes the tastes of the foods. Creation by the Aromatherapy Research Institute in La Jolla,...
- THE DIETER'S PARADOX.
Roach, Mary // Health (Time Inc. Health); Nov/Dec97, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p96
Focuses on the paradox of dieters that the more they worry about eating, the more they eat. Information on the psychological phenomenon of reactance; Reasons for the tendency of weight watchers to break their diet plan.
- What's your excuse?
Weider, Betty // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Apr94, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p74
Discusses the psychological factors behind failures in reducing. Excuses for staying fat; Link between body weight and a healthy body; Overcoming one's self during reducing.
- Bye-bye babe.
Brody, Liz // Shape; Jan92, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p20
Reports on the weight reduction lifestyle of actress Susan Peretz. Design of the psychologically based weight reduction program by PowerInc Corp.; Comparison of the program of Peretz with the traditional get-in-shape programs; Focus on redefining self-image; Breaking of Peretz's dysfunctional...
- 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.
- Weight control gets easier over time.
Sherer, Jill // Consumer Reports on Health; Feb2001, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p7
Focuses on a study which determined whether maintaining weight loss get easier over time.
- Weight dissatisfaction and weight loss attempts among Canadian adults.
Green, Kathryn L.; Cameron, Roy // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement; 7/1/1997 Obesity, Vol. 157 Issue 1, pS17
Presents the results of a study which describes the pattern of weight dissatisfaction and weight loss attempts among Canadian adults. Reasons for and methods of weight loss among those trying to lose weight; Design; Setting; Participants; Outcome measures; Results; Conclusions.
- Learning from NLP.
Bricklin, Mark; Toth, Michele // Prevention; Dec94, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p15
Discusses Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP), a collection of psychological techniques to assist with weight change. The comments of Doug Sauber, M.Ed., a certified NLP trainer; How people whose primary orientation is to their feelings often become overweight; Example of the nursing profession;...
- Make your New Year's resolutions stick--this time.
Stanten, Michele // Prevention; Jan98, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p59
Explains how to keep to New Year's resolutions to lose weight. Setting specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timebound goals. INSET: Fitness snapshot..
- Do Intimate Partners Help or Hinder Weight Loss?
Stuart, Richard B. // Psychology Today; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p43
Focuses on a study which examined the influence of intimate relationships on the desire for weight loss. Factors which motivate people to be overweight and to lose weight; Influence of the partners' involvement on the success of efforts toward weight loss.
- Losing--and Loving It.
Yingling, Carol Frey // Practical Horseman; Jan2008, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p88
This article offers a personal narrative of how wanting to ride again was the motivation for an overweight woman to slim down.
- Give in to your cravings.
Eberlein, Tamara // Redbook; Dec94, Vol. 184 Issue 2, p96
Recommends dieters to indulge to their food cravings to lose weight happily. Ways to avoid a deprivation-binge backlash; Strategies on how to lose weight without giving up on food cravings; Advantages from eating three meals daily; Rate of a person's metabolism. INSETS: When substitutes...
- LOSE BIG, FEEL BEAUTIFUL!
Vaccariello, Liz // Prevention; May2008, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p12
A preface for the May 2008 issue of "Prevention" is presented.
- Are you swallowing your emotions?
Webb, Densie // Heart & Soul; Jun/Jul97, Issue 21, p62
Looks at the connection between mood swings and eating habits when planning for weight-loss. Situations that may affect one's eating habit; Emotions that identifies how much person's eating is driven by the feelings and what to do about it; How to avoid happy eating.
- Why some diets don't work.
Rader, William C. // Total Health; Oct94, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p12
Recommends a health program that includes a non-deprivation type of food plan, and addresses the psychological factors causing weight gain, to lose weight permanently. Disadvantages of dieting; Need to learn to deal with life using internal tools rather than depending on external substances or...
- The Barry Manilow diet.
Rader, William C. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Oct94, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p36
Cites the results of weight-loss studies in North American universities that listening to Barry Manilow sing is an effective way to suppress one's appetite. Mouthfuls people eat when listening to slow ballads and rock music; Effect of color on weight-loss programs; Colors that stimulate and...
- Little changes, big RESULTS.
Rader, William C. // Shape; Dec2001, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p64
Focuses on the success story of Michelle Chauvette on her efforts to lose weight in New Hampshire. Effect of pregnancy and high-fat meals on the weight; Resolution for eating trimmed sizes at mealtimes; Significance of weight control on health and for the development of positive attitude...
- [the secret strategies for] lasting weight loss.
Kelly, Alice Lesch // Shape; Mar2002, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p116
Focuses on the strategies for weight loss maintenance. Difficulties in weight loss; Commitment to change ingrained behavior; Identification of the psychological factors contributing to the change of mind-sets.
Kelly, Alice Lesch // Youth Studies Australia; Jun1996, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p59
Presents an abstract of the study `Adolescents' perceptions of relative weight and self-reported weight-loss activities: Analysis of 1990 YRBS national data,' by W.M. Felts, V. Parrillo et al and published in the 18th volume of the 1996 issue of the `Journal of Adolescent Health.'
- Get your Head in Shape for WEIGHT LOSS.
Grant, Priscilla // Self; Jan99, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p94
Offers tips on how to lose the self-defeating thoughts that keep from losing weight. Examination of the reason for weight loss; Checking food intake; How to start weight loss.
- Adjustment to Rapid Weight Loss.
Porter, Lawrence C.; Wampler, Richard S. // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ; Spring2000, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p35
Examines the adjustment behavior to rapid weight loss of married individuals undergoing gastric bypass surgery as treatment for morbid obesity. Individual and relational impact of weight loss on marital satisfaction; Conceptualization of weight problems in psychosomatic families; Need for...
Harkaway, Jill Elka // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ; Spring2000, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p55
Comments on the psychological aspects of obesity treatments in the United States. Statistics on the prevalence of obese American adults; Factors influencing the non-motivation of obese individuals to join weight loss programs; Arguments on the idea that obesity can be embedded in a couple's...
- Body pride sheds pounds.
Harkaway, Jill Elka // 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.
Harkaway, Jill Elka // 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.
- Sore losers.
Davidson, Rachel // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; May99, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p38
Reports that people who are extremely unhappy with their body shape and size are least likely to lose weight with diet and exercise programs. Reasons for the failure in weight-loss efforts.
- Weighting for you!: Training for high school faculty and staff in the prevention and detection of...
Toledo, Toni M.; Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne // Journal of Nutrition Education; Sep/Oct99, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p283A
Presents a training program for high school faculty and staff as part of a comprehensive, school-based program aimed at the prevention of weight-related disorders. Increase participants' awareness on weight-related attitudes; Provision of support for at-risk students.
- Change for the Better.
Toledo, Toni M.; Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne // Men's Fitness; Jan2002, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p126
Presents an article about physical fitness for men. Significance of diet in physical fitness; Influence of lifestyle on physical fitness; Impact of weight loss on self-confidence and health.
- are you psyched-up to lose weight?
Garth, Jennifer // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press); Sep2004, p64
Presents tips on conditioning one's mind to lose weight. Identification of the motivation for losing weight; Significance of optimism in preparing the mind; Role of confidence in the process of losing weight.
- Psychological Aspects of Losing Weight.
Sinatra, Stephen // Total Health; Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p23
Reports on psychological aspects in losing weight. Views on the social support of overweight people; Significance of emotions in eating; Discussion on mountain climbing as an analogy for weight loss.
- BODY & SOUL.
RUBERT, TRACY // Better Nutrition; Feb2011, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p64
An interview with author of the book "A Course in Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever," Marianne Williamson, is presented in which she discusses what inspired her to write "A Course in Weight Loss," how her book differs from other books on losing weight, and...
- A hug for health.
RUBERT, TRACY // Body Bulletin; Dec97, p4
Offers advice on how parents could effectively boost their children's health by providing love and sense of belongingness. Psychological effects of parent attitude on children; Disease risks percentage on children loved by parents during their childhood years.
- Build a Better Body Image.
Card, Michelle // Total Health; Oct93, Vol. 15 Issue 5, pN.PAG
Offers the opinion that women need to concentrate on their self-esteem rather than focusing on being thin. Problem of depression regarding body image. INSETS: 5 Steps to a Better Body Image;Helpful Books to Read.
- Love yourself thin.
Bauman, Alisa // Runner's World; Feb99, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p22
Presents the findings of a Stanford University research on the impact of self-perception on losing weight.
- Considering psychological needs.
Finnigan, Vanessa // Art of Healing; Jun2008, Vol. 2 Issue 23, p24
The article discusses psychological factors that create challenges to weight loss in Australia. It is predicted that 65% of Australians will be overweight or obese by 2020. Many people fail to lose weight because they are caught in a repetitive cycle of trying and failing. Some of the...
- Say good-bye to dieting.
Fraser, Laura // Health (Time Inc. Health); Apr97, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p56
Presents the author's narratives on why jumping off the weight-loss treadmill is the healthiest move she ever made. Two notions on why diets are bad for the health; Problem with limiting foods; Experts approach called internal regulation as nature's feeding plan. INSETS: Famous dieters, by...