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Physician communication techniques and weight loss in adults: Project CHAT.

Pollak KI, Alexander SC, Coffman CJ, Tulsky JA, Lyna P, Dolor RJ, James IE, Brouwer RJ, Manusov JR, Østbye T. Physician communication techniques and weight loss in adults: Project CHAT. American journal of preventive medicine. 2010 Oct 1; 39(4):321-8.

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In this observational study, use of motivational interviewing techniques during weight loss discussions predicted patient weight loss.





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