The Use of Biosimulation in the Design of a Novel Multilevel Weight Loss Maintenance Program for Overweight Children

Weight loss outcomes achieved through conventional behavior change interventions are prone to deterioration over time. Basic learning laboratory studies in the area of behavioral extinction and renewal and multilevel models of weight control offer clues as to why newly acquired weight loss skills are prone to relapse.

Author(s): Denise Wilfley, Dorothy Van Buren, Kelly Theim, Richard Stein, Brian Saelens, Farkad Ezzet, Angela Russian, Michael Perri, Leonard Epstein

Year: February 18, 2010

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