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Is there any difference between behavior therapy and behavior modification for weight loss?

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Dr. Ingeborg Dziedzic
Ophthalmology
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In brief: YES

Behavior modification for weight loss is more specific to the goal at hand, i.
e. Weight loss. For instance - not eating after 6 pm. Behavior therapy can deal with behavioral problems of more general every day nature.

In brief: YES

Behavior modification for weight loss is more specific to the goal at hand, i.
e. Weight loss. For instance - not eating after 6 pm. Behavior therapy can deal with behavioral problems of more general every day nature.
Dr. Ingeborg Dziedzic
Dr. Ingeborg Dziedzic
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Need both components

Behavior therapy involves: 1.
The behaviors targeted in behavioral weight-loss programs are primarily diet and exercise, which are altered through behavioral modification techniques. A "state-of-the-art" weight-loss program typically consists of 16–24 treatment sessions delivered over a 6-month period. 2. Behavioral techniques are introduced to help participants modify eating and exercise habits.

In brief: Need both components

Behavior therapy involves: 1.
The behaviors targeted in behavioral weight-loss programs are primarily diet and exercise, which are altered through behavioral modification techniques. A "state-of-the-art" weight-loss program typically consists of 16–24 treatment sessions delivered over a 6-month period. 2. Behavioral techniques are introduced to help participants modify eating and exercise habits.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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