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Title Handbook of childhood and adolescent obesity / edited by Elissa Jelalian, Ric G. Steele.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Springer Science+Business Media, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 507 pages) : illustrations.
Series Issues in clinical child psychology
Issues in clinical child psychology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary Reveals the scope of child and adolescent obesity in terms of its psychological burden, its health consequences, and the prevention and treatment options. This volume discusses weight management intervention strategies in home, school, and community settings. It also outlines model intervention programs for overweight/obese children and youth.
Note Print version record.
Contents Pediatric obesity: trends and epidemiology / Ric G. Steele, Timothy D. Nelson, and Elissa Jelaian -- Health consequences of obesity in children and adolescents / Patrick Vivier and Christine Tompkins -- Psychosocial factors related to obesity in children and adolescents / Meg H. Zeller and Avani C. Modi -- Binge eating among children and adolescents / Marian Tanofsky-Kraff -- The definition and assessment of childhood overweight: a development perspective / Chermaine Tyler and Ginny Fullerton -- Diet assessment in children and adolescents / Nancy E. Sherwood -- Development of eating patterns / Vicky Phares, Jessica Curley, and Ariz Rojas -- Physiological mechanisms impacting weight regulation / David Fields and Paul Higgins -- Socioeconomic factors related to obesity in children and adolescents / Elizabeth Goodman -- The obesogenic environment / Amy A. Gorin and Melissa M. Crane -- Application of genetic epidemiology to understanding pediatric obesity / Robert Mair and Stephen T. McGarvey -- Developmental considerations in the prevention of pediatric obesity / Melissa Xanthopoulos, Chantelle Hart, and Elissa Jelalian -- Evidence-based treatments for childhood obesity / Hollie A. Raynor -- Empirically supported treatment of overweight adolescents / Alan M. Delamater [and others] -- Intensive therapies for the treatment of pediatric obesity / Joan C. Han and Jack A. Yanovski -- Residential treatment programs for pediatric obesity / Paul J. Gately and Carlton B. Cooke -- Model treatment programs / Ann McGrath Davis and Rochelle L. James -- Cultural considerations in the development of pediatric weight management interventions / Dawn K. Wilson and Heather Kitzman-Ulrich -- Prevention of childhood obesity in childcare settings / Barbara A. Dennison and Myles S. Faith -- Obesity prevention programs for school-aged children and adolescents / David M. Janicke, Bethany J. Sallinen, and Jessica C. White Plume -- Preventing childhood obesity through collaborative public health action in communities / Vicki L. Collie-Akers and Stephen B. Fawcett -- The role of public policy in addressing the pediatric obesity epidemic / Patricia B. Crawford [and others] -- Application of innovative technologies in the prevention and treatment of overweight in children and adolescents / Deborah F. Tate -- Motivational interviewing and pediatric obesity / Robyn S. Mehlenbeck and Yana Markov Wember -- Treatment of children and adolescents with obesity and comorbid psychiatric conditions / Alan Zametkin, Alanna Jacobs, Jessica Parrish -- Application of empirically supported treatments to clinical settings / Craig A. Johnston and William T. Dalton III -- Future directions in pediatric obesity prevention and intervention: research and practice / Elissa Jelalian, Ric G. Steele, and Chad D. Jensen.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Subject Obesity in children.
Obesity in adolescence.
Obesity -- epidemiology -- United States.
Adolescent -- United States.
Child -- United States.
Obesity -- therapy -- United States.
Risk Factors -- United States.
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Obesity in adolescence. (OCoLC)fst01042766
Obesity in children. (OCoLC)fst01042770
Obesity in children.
Obesity in adolescence.
Electronic books.
Added Author Jelalian, Elissa.
Steele, Ric G.
Added Title Childhood and adolescent obesity
Other Form: Print version: Handbook of childhood and adolescent obesity. New York, NY : Springer Science+Business Media, ©2008 9780387769226 0387769226 (OCoLC)271383922
ISBN 9780387769240
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