Explanations of Success of Eating Behaviour Essay Plan

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  • Relapse Prevention: achieving a stable energy balance around the new lower weight. This involves learning to identify situations in which 'lapses' could occur and how to 'refocus.' 
  • Motivation and confidence help to determine success aswell as incentives and social support. 
  • Operant conditioning is utilised in the form of rewards acting as positive reinforcement to condition the desired weight loss effect. For example, new clothes that fit the new body shape. 
  • The use of social networks is also beneficial - family and friends provide support during weight loss period.
  • Dieting organisations such as WeightWatchers is also beneficial as it creates a positive social


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