Saturday, April 6, 2013

Attitude III Emotional Regulation

post under construction You may have heard the addage "happiness is a choice" and if you've had a mood disorder or known someone in the grip of one, it becomes clear that in many situations choosing happiness is easier said than done. "these findings suggest that negative affect and tendencies to uncontrolled eating may be associated with problems in the long term maintenance of weight loss. Behavioral weight control programs teach participants to identify and try to change negative thoughts and to plan ahead to prevent lapses from becoming relapses. Those individuals who practice these skills may be better able to deal effectively with periods of overeating or slips from the program" (Wing et al. 2008) Wing et al. 2008 Maintaining large weight losses McGuire et al. 1999 What predicts weight regain in a group of successful weight losers

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