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Acceptance-based behavioral therapy tied to improved QOL in obesity

Adults with overweight or obesity who received acceptance-based behavioral therapy had more weight loss over 24 months and 36 months and were more likely to achieve 10% weight loss at 36 months, compared with the standard behavioral therapy group, according to findings published in Obesity. Researchers analyzed 190 individuals, mean age of 51.6, and found that the acceptance-based therapy group also had improvements in quality-of-life assessments compared with the standard group.

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