There was a research that the group of five thousand patients was part of the study was selected by newspaper advertisement and each received an allowance not to stop the experiment. In daily life, the results are not the same. Endocrinologists can not overlook the behavioral characteristics of the obese. The Behavior Therapy (Behavioral Therapy) theory developed by John Barban, aims exactly to behavior change that patient.
BEHAVIORAL THERAPY AND WEIGHT LOSS - What is behavioral therapy used in cases of weight loss? I do not know and examine the process, but I know that the individual conversation with the psychologist or a person authorized for the work that makes suggestions for change of diet, eating behavior, and person collecting the results. Earlier, sessions are weekly. Over time, the reinforcing sessions are carried out at least once a month. Unfortunately, this is time John Barban consuming, expensive and is not paid by the government. I have no information of any center in Brazil dedicated to this type of service, but I know some people who have benefited from the treatment. At a recent conference, the Philadelphia group of the American Diabetes Association has presented works with encouraging results. The patient loses 7% to 10% of body weight and maintains that value for years. In a comparison between different types of slimming diet study, the National Institutes of Health of the United States (NHI) recently concluded that a person with diets often lose up to 10% of your body weight. When followed for one year, 50% of them have returned to the original weight and five years later almost all regained the lost pounds.