Improving the Effectiveness of Behavioural Management of Severe Obesity by Incorporating Hospitalized Fasting

Paul R. Martin

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A treatment approach to severe, refractory obesity involving combining therapeutic starvation with behavioural management techniques was advocated. The potential of the approach was illustrated by the description of a patient who lost 53 lb in weight over a 14-month-period.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-266
Number of pages6
JournalBehavioural Psychotherapy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1984
Externally publishedYes

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