A 44-year-old member asked:
Is any difference in the effectiveness of psychotherapy and behavior modification for weight loss?
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Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
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Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Therapy & wt loss: The question is difficult to answer because behavior modification is part of psychotherapy, not an alternative to it. Effective weight loss involves maintaining normal eating patterns, exercise, social support, realistic weight goals, a focus on health rather than appearance, & good self-esteem. Effective programs are comprehensive, long term & address your specific obstacles to success.
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Last updated Sep 13, 2019
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