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1 Adapted from stage of change model described by: Prochaska JO and DiClemente CC. Towards a comprehensive model of change. In: Miller WR, Heather N (eds). Treating Addictive Behaviors: Processes of Change. New York: Plenum Press; 1986. (See also the second edition of Treating Addictive Behaviors, Plenum Press, 1998.)
2 Adapted from stage of change analysis by: Rollnick J, Mason P and Butler C. Health Behavior Change: A Guide for Practitioners. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 1999.
3 Adapted from E-Guidance for Treatment of Adult Obesity, Shape Up America! and American Obesity Association, 2001.