Explanations for the success + failure of dieting

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What did Herman + Mack say??
They came up with the restraint theory - attempting not to eat actually increases the probability of overeating
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What did Herman + Polivy say?
Boundary model - hunger keeps food intake above a minimum + satiety keeps food below a max boundary. In dieters the range btwn the boundaries is pushed further away + so takes longer to feel hunger + more to reach satiety . WTH effect
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Wardle + Beales
27 obese women , 3 groups (exercise, diet, non-treatment) - were assesed 2X : once b4 preload + once during stressful situation + found they overate more than both groups
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Wegner
White bear- told to suppress thoughts + press a bell when did. Those who were told to suppress pressed the bell more
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Redden
135 people, 22 jelly beans. More enjoyable when flavour + number given
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Ogden
Restraining often recommended for obese people - which in fact leads to overeating + so putting on weight. Leaves them feeling helpless + depressed
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Kern et al
9 people who lost on average 90lbs- measured LPL levels before + after 3 months. Found those with higher LPL levels harder to lose weight.
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Park et al
Asian adults more prone to obesity
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IDA
When dieting - should include the finer details to improve losing weight
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Boundary model - hunger keeps food intake above a minimum + satiety keeps food below a max boundary. In dieters the range btwn the boundaries is pushed further away + so takes longer to feel hunger + more to reach satiety . WTH effect

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