Université de Fribourg

Initial Development and Reliability of a Motivation for Weight Loss Scale

Meyer , Andrea H. ; Weissen-Schelling, Simone ; Munsch , Simone ; Margraf, Jürgen

In: Obesity Facts, 2010, vol. 3, p. 205–211

Objective: We aimed at developing and evaluating a questionnaire assessing health and appearance as the two main reasons for weight loss in overweight and obese individuals. Methods: Using data from two representative telephone surveys in Switzerland, the factorial structure of this questionnaire was analyzed by exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. The model obtained was cross-validated...

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Specific phobia predicts psychopathology in young women

Trumpf, Julia ; Margraf, Jürgen ; Vriends, Noortje ; Meyer, Andrea ; Becker, Eni

In: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2010, vol. 45, no. 12, p. 1161-1166