Pilot study of a mindfulness-based group program in adolescents at risk for excess weight gain, A
There is a cross-sectional and prospective association of depressive/anxiety symptoms with excess weight in adolescents. Theoretically, intervening to decrease mental health symptoms in adolescents at-risk for excess weight gain may offer a novel approach to also decrease the risk for excess weight gain. Mindfulness-based approaches show preliminary promise in adults with obesity and in some adolescent samples; yet feasibility and acceptability in adolescents at-risk for excess weight gain has not been determined. In this study, I examined the feasibility and acceptability of a 6-week mindfulness-based ...
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