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This article is based on a doctoral dissertation at the University of Miami by the senior author supervised by the junior author.
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Chambliss, C.A., Murray, E.J. Efficacy attribution, locus of control, and weight loss. Cogn Ther Res 3, 349–353 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01184448
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