Deborah F Tate
Affiliation: Rhode Island Hospital
- Using Internet technology to deliver a behavioral weight loss programD F Tate
Brown Medical School Miriam Hospital, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 14 Third St, RISE Bldg, Providence, RI 02906, USA
JAMA 285:1172-7. 2001..Rapid increases in access to the Internet have made it a viable mode for public health intervention. No controlled studies have evaluated this resource for weight loss...
- Effects of Internet behavioral counseling on weight loss in adults at risk for type 2 diabetes: a randomized trialDeborah F Tate
Brown University School of Medicine Miriam Hospital, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI 02906, USA
JAMA 289:1833-6. 2003..Weight loss programs on the Internet appear promising for short-term weight loss but have not been studied for weight loss in individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes; thus, the longer-term efficacy is unknown...
- Computer and Internet applications for psychological treatment: update for cliniciansDeborah F Tate
Brown Medical School, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02806, USA
J Clin Psychol 60:209-20. 2004..General practice recommendations are given with an emphasis on ways to encourage use of the Internet as an information and communication tool as an adjunct to regular psychotherapy...
- Failure to meet weight loss expectations does not impact maintenance in successful weight losersAmy A Gorin
Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3086-90. 2007..The objective was to examine whether having a weight loss experience that lives up to one's expectations is related to maintenance in a group of successful weight losers participating in the STOP Regain trial...
- STOP regain: are there negative effects of daily weighing?Rena R Wing
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 75:652-6. 2007..03). Daily weighing appears to be an important aspect of weight loss maintenance and was not associated with adverse psychological effects...
- Preventing weight gain in young adults: a randomized controlled pilot studyJessica Gokee LaRose
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
Am J Prev Med 39:63-8. 2010..Weight gain in young adults is an important public health problem and few interventions have been successful...
- Maintaining large weight losses: the role of behavioral and psychological factorsRena R Wing
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
J Consult Clin Psychol 76:1015-21. 2008..Future programs should focus on maintaining physical activity, dietary restraints, and frequent self-weighing and should include stronger components to modify psychological parameters...
- Who reports receiving advice to lose weight? Results from a multistate surveyC N Sciamanna
The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Arch Intern Med 160:2334-9. 2000..Overweight and obesity are increasingly prevalent in the United States. The prevalence of health care provider advice to lose weight is not clear...
- Relationship between changes in food group variety, dietary intake, and weight during obesity treatmentH A Raynor
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:813-20. 2004..Experimental studies show diets with greater variety in energy-dense foods increase consumption and body weight. Reducing variety in energy-dense food groups may decrease energy and dietary fat intake, promoting weight loss...
- A self-regulation program for maintenance of weight lossRena R Wing
Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
N Engl J Med 355:1563-71. 2006..We developed a maintenance program based on self-regulation theory and tested the efficacy of delivering the program face to face or over the Internet...
- A comparison of Internet and print-based physical activity interventionsBess H Marcus
The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Arch Intern Med 167:944-9. 2007..Using the Internet to deliver a tailored physical activity intervention offers an alternative to print that might be available to larger populations at a lower cost...
- Obesity is associated with memory deficits in young and middle-aged adultsJ Gunstad
Brown Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Center for Behavioral Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
Eat Weight Disord 11:e15-9. 2006..These findings provide further support for an independent relationship between obesity and reduced memory performance and suggest these effects are not limited to older adults. Further research is needed to identify etiological factors...
- A randomized trial comparing human e-mail counseling, computer-automated tailored counseling, and no counseling in an Internet weight loss programDeborah F Tate
Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Arch Intern Med 166:1620-5. 2006..Several studies have shown that e-mail counseling improves weight loss achieved in self-directed Internet programs. Computer-tailored feedback offers a population-based alternative to human e-mail counseling...
- Physical activity and weight loss: does prescribing higher physical activity goals improve outcome?Robert W Jeffery
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 78:684-9. 2003..Recommending increased physical activity facilitates long-term weight loss, but the optimal level of physical activity to recommend is unknown...
- Motivational interviewing in internet groups: a pilot study for weight lossKelly H Webber
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Kentucky, 212A Funkhouser, Lexington, KY 40506 0054, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 108:1029-32. 2008..51, P<0.05). This study suggests that motivational interviewing techniques are acceptable and may be useful for targeting and maintaining motivation in online weight-loss groups...
- Long-term weight losses associated with prescription of higher physical activity goals. Are higher levels of physical activity protective against weight regain?Deborah F Tate
Department of Health Behavior Health Education and Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 85:954-9. 2007..High levels of exercise may be necessary for long-term maintenance of weight loss...
- Long-term weight gain prevention: a theoretically based Internet approachRichard A Winett
Department of Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061 0436, USA
Prev Med 41:629-41. 2005....
- The efficacy of a technology-based system in a short-term behavioral weight loss interventionKristen M Polzien
Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health and Physical Activity, 140 Trees Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:825-30. 2007..The objective was to examine the efficacy of adding a technology-based program to an in-person, behavioral weight loss intervention...
- The childcare environment and children's physical activityJulie K Bower
Department of Nutrition, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:23-9. 2008..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between the childcare environment and physical activity behavior of preschool children...
- A pilot study testing the effect of different levels of financial incentives on weight loss among overweight employeesEric A Finkelstein
RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
J Occup Environ Med 49:981-9. 2007..To test the ability of two levels of modest financial incentives to encourage weight loss among overweight employees...