Childhood and Adolescent Obesity

Editor/Author Stutts, Lauren
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Momentum Press

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ISBN: 978-1-94-561228-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Book Status: Available
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This book covers the development and treatment of childhood and adolescent obesity. It is written from a biopsychosocial perspective and explores obesity from a holistic perspective and addresses the extent of the obesity epidemic and how obesity is defined and assessed in children. It also chronicles the varying causes and contributors to childhood obesity as well as the physical, psychological, and social consequences of it.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgment
  • Chapter 1 Description and Diagnosis
  • Chapter 2 Conceptualization
  • Chapter 3 Evaluation and Assessment
  • Chapter 4 Treatment and Intervention
  • Chapter 5 Case Studies
  • References