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  • 1.Poll of Psychologists Cites Emotions As Top Obstacle to Weight Loss
    When it comes to losing weight, a popular New Year's resolution for many, people often focus on eating less and exercising more. But results of a new survey of psychologists suggest dieters should pay attention to the role emotions play in weight gain and loss if they hope to succeed.
    Press Release (January 2013)
  • 2.Emotions are top obstacle to weight loss, poll finds
    Psychologists believe dieters should pay attention to the role emotions play in weight gain and loss if they hope to succeed.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (April 2013)
  • 3.Obesity
    Obesity is marked by excess accumulation of body fat caused by genetic factors and behavioral factors — especially eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and other problems.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.Struggling with weight gain
    Psychologist Amy Walters, PhD, discusses methods of controlling body weight while recovering from an injury or health issue.
    Web Article (April 2013)
  • 5.This Is Psychology: Weight loss
    In this episode, Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, APA's executive director for professional practice, shares results from a survey of psychologists on the role that emotions play in weight gain and loss.
    Video
  • 6.Modest Weight Loss Can Have Lasting Health Benefits, Research Shows
    Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade’s worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds, even if they regain the weight later that decade.
    Press Release (August 2012)
  • 7.Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain
    Rats on high-fat diet gained more weight after eating low-calorie potato chips made with fat substitutes.
    Press Release (June 2011)
  • 8.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 2)
    Current Public Interest policies of the American Psychological Association, on subjects such as disabilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, antisemitism, obesity and ethnic minorities.
    Policy
  • 9.In brief: June 2013
    Peer-reviewed research on topics such as social media's effect on academic performance, preventing prescription drug abuse, happily married couples gaining weight, the distraction of a one-sided phone conversation, and anxiety and depression in patients with heart disease.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (June 2013)
  • 10.Promoting Healthy Behaviors to Prevent Obesity and Unhealthy Weight Control in Our Youth
    Unhealthy weight behaviors such as fasting, skipping meals, using diet pills, etc., and food industry and other advertising that targets youth and girls can contribute to youth obesity. Obese youth are also more likely to experience symptoms of psychological and social distress.
    Web Article
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