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Subject Description

Weight Related Support Groups

Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have a problem with compulsive eating or are people who are "overweight" and are using the group to develop self-esteem and self-confidence, and accept themselves as they are. The groups provide emotional support, information and resources for those who participate, and may include Christian-oriented and secular 12-step groups as well as non-12 step groups.

Taxonomy Code: PH-500.050-90

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