Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria for participation in the LOGIC-trial

Inclusion criteria

Exclusion criteria


Eligibility criteria for attending the inpatient weight-loss program at the Klinik Schönsicht

Overweight (BMI 90.-97th percentile), obese (BMI 97.-99.5th percentile) or severely obese (BMI > 99.5th percentile)

Repeated failure to accomplish weight-loss in outpatient therapies

Considerable mental or physical disability

Severe personality disorders

Suicidal behavior

Drug addiction


Eligibility criteria for LOGIC-trial participation

Written informed consent by participant and a legal guardian

Obesogenic diseases and disorders such as the Prader-Willi Syndrome, Cushing Syndrome

Early withdrawal from the inpatient program (< 3 weeks)


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