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Table 5 Objectives of the physcological support:

From: Group motivational intervention in overweight/obese patients in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in the primary healthcare area

•Give patients the opportunity to explain their difficulties, to achieve the required objectives.
•Share their experiences and feelings with one another from their group team.
•Enable the appearance and elaboration on the anxiety that arises with lifestyle changes.
•Reinforce the changes made.
•Explain the benefits of these new attitudes.
•Clear up any doubts.
•Induce shared positive reinforcement.