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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 297268, 8 pages
Research Article

Examining a Ripple Effect: Do Spouses’ Behavior Changes Predict Each Other’s Weight Loss?

1Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
2Department of Psychology, St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, USA
3Department of Psychology, Center for Health, Intervention and Prevention, University of Connecticut, 2006 Hillside Road, Unit 1248, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

Received 1 April 2013; Revised 7 June 2013; Accepted 1 August 2013

Academic Editor: Tricia M. Leahey

Copyright © 2013 Anna E. Schierberl Scherr et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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