publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Delivering Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Self-Stigma Through Guided Self-Help: Results From an Open Pilot Trial

Levin, Michael E.; Potts, Sarah; Haeger, Jack; Lillis, Jason;
  • Published: 09 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Abstract Weight self-stigma is a promising target for innovative interventions seeking to improve outcomes among overweight/obese individuals. Preliminary research suggests acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) may be an effective approach for reducing weight self-stigma, but a guided self-help version of this intervention may improve broad dissemination. This pilot open trial sought to evaluate the potential acceptability and efficacy of a guided self-help ACT intervention, included coaching and a self-help book, with a sample of 13 overweight/obese individuals high in weight self-stigma. Results indicated a high degree of program engagement (77% completed th...
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free text keywords: Overweight, medicine.symptom, medicine, Psychological intervention, Emotional eating, Clinical psychology, Psychotherapist, Coaching, business.industry, business, Weight management, Quality of life, Acceptance and commitment therapy, Psychology, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, Bibliotherapy, medicine.medical_treatment, guided self-help, obesity, weight self-stigma, Educational Psychology
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

Delivering Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Weight Self-Stigma Through Guided Self-Help: Results From an Open Pilot Trial

Levin, Michael E.; Potts, Sarah; Haeger, Jack; Lillis, Jason;