Leora (obesity)

Case Study Details

Leora is a 52 year-old health care professional who comes to you for assistance with losing weight. She reports that she has been overweight her whole life and is concerned with recent weight gain that occurred over the last several months as she recovered from a major medical procedure. She tells you that she is particularly worried because her body mass index is now in the obese range and, as a health care professional, she knows that she is at increased risk for a number of chronic medical conditions. She has tried to lose weight in the past and has had some success. She is seeking your assistance because she is committed to making positive lifestyle changes and would like your help in establishing realistic goals for which she can be held accountable.


  • Obesity/Overweight

Diagnoses and Related Treatments

1. Behavioral Weight Management

The following treatments have empirical support for individuals with Behavioral Weight Management: