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Evidence-based behavioral treatment of obesity in children and adolescents

Stewart, L. and Reilly, John J and Hughes, Adrienne (2009) Evidence-based behavioral treatment of obesity in children and adolescents. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 18 (1). pp. 189-198. ISSN 1056-4993

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Abstract

Obesity is the most common childhood disease and is widely acknowledged as having become a global epidemic. Well-recognized health consequences of childhood obesity exist, both during childhood and adulthood, affecting health and psychological and economic welfare. The importance of finding effective strategies for the management of childhood obesity has international significance with the publication of various expert reports and evidence-based guidelines in recent years.

Item type: Article
ID code: 33584
Keywords: obesity, treatment , adolescents, children, overweight, behavioral treatment , evidence-based , behavioral treatment, Physical geography, Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health, Psychiatry and Mental health
Subjects: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > Physical geography
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Physical Activity for Health
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    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2011 17:27
    Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 10:56
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/33584

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