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HSR&D Career Development Award Enhancement Initiative

MOVE!+UP: a Behavioral Weight Loss Program for Overweight Veterans with PTSD


by Katherine Hoerster, PhD, MPH ; Tracy Simpson, PhD
Seminar date: 4/9/2019

Description: Dr. Hoerster will describe her career development award-funded research focused on developing and piloting a behavioral weight loss program for Veterans with PTSD called MOVE!+UP. She will outline the intervention structure and content, and the iterative refinement process used to enhance the intervention over the course of the pilot work. Dr. Hoerster will also describe plans she and her colleagues have to study MOVE!+UP on a larger scale. Intended Audience: researchers and clinicians working in behavioral medicine, mental health, and health services



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