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MEANS DIETING SUPPORT, PARTNER SUPPORT OF DIETING AND THE ROLE OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES

As predicted, women who were anxious in their attachment style reported that their partners were less helpful in their weight-loss efforts (although they did not report that their partners were providing less frequent weight-loss support). Perceptions of how supportive partners were are related by definition to attachment style. Contrary to expectations however, an avoidant attachment

KNOW ABOUT THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF EATING DISORDERED ATTITUDES

As discussed earlier, the psychological variables related to unhealthy dieting all involve a weak sense of self-worth, which is a risk factor for the development of body dissatisfaction and eating disordered attitudes. While we tested and found support for a causal model that ran from self functioning through to unhealthy dieting, cross-sectional regression analyses are

KNOW ABOUT HEALTHY AND UNHEALTHY DIETING TECHNIQUES

The use of unhealthy dieting techniques is another story. As expected, women who were using more unhealthy dieting techniques were more depressed and had lower self-esteem. Self functioning. As expected, healthy dieting was not related to self functioning. That is, while healthy dieting behaviours appear to be part of normal life, unhealthy dieting behaviours seem to

KNOW ABOUT WEIGHT-LOSS EFFECTIVENESS OVER TIME

Cross-lagged regressions weight-loss effectiveness. To assess whether any of the individual-difference or relationship variables predicted change over time in either weight-loss effectiveness or body satisfaction, the standard multiple regression approach was used. For example, body satisfaction at time 4 (the final measurement) was regressed on both body satisfaction at time 1  and one predictor variable (relationship

SUPPORT FOR UNHEALTHY DIETING

All the scales demonstrated good reliability, except for the unhealthy dieting scale. The internal reliability for the unhealthy dieting scale was somewhat concerning. Within-Individual correlations Self and relationship functioning. Women with higher self-esteem reported higher relationship  satisfaction. Higher relationship satisfaction and self-esteem were also associated with lower attachment anxiety and avoidance. Females who reported higher

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT SUPPORT FREQUENCY AND HELPFULNESS CORRELATIONS

Correlation between weight-loss support frequency and helpfulness. Weight-loss support and self functioning. Against predictions, no significant within participant or across-partner associations were found between female self functioning (selfesteem, depression, attachment style) and male or female reports of how frequently males provided support to their female partners. Women’s reports of the frequency of weight-loss support provided by

WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT, EATING DISORDERED ATTITUDES AND UNHEALTHY DIETING

Weight-loss support and eating disordered attitudes. Low levels of general social support have been linked to the development of eating disorders. Furthermore, Black and Threlfall note that dieting individuals with a slimmer partner lost more weight than those  with overweight partners. Lack of weight-loss support specifically may be a particularly poignant marker to dieting women

WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT FROM A ROMANTIC PARTNER

Weight-loss treatment programs and spousal support. Weight-loss treatment programs have also examined the role of spousal support specifically as a moderator of treatment outcomes, and found that such social support is one of the few variables related to long-term success of weight reduction. One study showed the involvement of family, and particularly the spouse, in

EFFICACY OF WEIGHT-LOSS TREATMENT IN SOCIAL SUPPORT

Social support in weight-loss treatment programs. Further, the involvement of a friends or family members in weight-loss treatment is most beneficial when the supporter loses weight themselves. Support of individual weight-loss efforts. Although much research has looked at the role of social support as a supplement to a behavioural weight loss program, very little research has focused

WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT CONCEPTUALISATIONS

First, Marcoux, Trenkner, and Rosenstock ran a pilot study to investigate the role of affective, instrumental, appraisal, and negative support in weight-loss. They found appraisal support, defined as receiving reinforcement for behaviour, was most strongly associated with weight loss. Furthermore, they separated out sources of support and noted that neighbours and friends were the leading

SOCIAL SUPPORT, THE SELF, AND RELATIONSHIP FUNCTIONING IN WEIGHT-LOSS

While the literature on social support and its relation to intrapersonal and interpersonal functioning is ever increasing, there is a complete lack of literature on the role of self and relationship functioning in weight-loss specific support. As such, the broad literature will be discussed and hypotheses regarding weight-loss support will be based on the more

SOCIAL SUPPORT AND PHYSICAL HEALTH : WEIGHT-LOSS SUPPORT

Social support has long been connected to general health issues, with low levels of support repeatedly found to be associated with poor mental and physical health outcomes, and high levels of support associated with good long-term health outcomes. Further, a recent extensive review on social support in a health setting found social support is generally
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