Child and Adolescent Obesity: Causes and Consequences, Prevention and Managementby Walter Burniat, Tim J. Cole, Inge Lissau, Elizabeth M. E. Poskitt
Pub. Date: 03/31/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book addresses the ever-increasing problem of obesity in children and adolescents, the long-term health and social problems that arise from this, and approaches to prevention and management. It covers all aspects of obesity from epidemiology and prevention to recent developments in biochemistry and genetics, and to the varied approaches to management which are influenced by social and clinical need. A foreword by William Dietz and a forward looking "future perspectives" conclusion by Philip James embrace an international team of authors, all with first hand experience of the issues posed by obesity in the young.
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Table of ContentsList of contributors; Foreword William H. Dietz; Preface; Part I. Causes: 1. Measurement and definition Tim J. Cole and Marie Françoise Rolland-Cachera; 2. Epidemiology Michèle Guillaume and Inge Lissau; 3. Molecular and biological factors with emphasis on adipose tissue development Martin Wabitsch; 4. Nutrition Marie Françoise Rolland-Cachera and France Bellisle; 5. Physical activity Yves Schutz and Claudio Maffeis; 6. Psychosocial factors Andrew J. Hill and Inge Lissau; Part II. Consequences: 7. Clinical features, adverse effects and outcome Karl F. M. Zwiauer, Margherita Caroli, Ewa Malecka-Tendera and Elizabeth M. E. Poskitt; 8. The obese adolescent Marie-Laure Frelut and Carl-Erik Flodmark; 9. Prader-Willi and other syndromes Giuseppe Chiumello and Elizabeth M. E. Poskitt; 10. Hormonal and metabolic changes Ewa Malecka-Tendera and Dénes Molnár; 11. Risk of cardiovascular complications David S. Freedman, Sathanur R. Srinivasan and Gerald S. Berenson; Part III. Prevention and Management: 12. Prevention Inge Lissau, Walter Burniat, Elizabeth M. E. Poskitt and Tim J. Cole; 13. Home-based management Elizabeth M. E. Poskitt; 14. Dietary management Margherita Caroli and Walter Burniat; 15. Management through activity Jana Parizkova, Claudio Maffeis and Elizabeth M. E. Poskitt; 16. Psychotherapy Carl-Erik Flodmark and Inge Lissau; 17. Drug therapy Dénes Molnár and Ewa Malecka-Tendera; 18. Surgical treatment Alessandro Salvatoni; 19. Interdisciplinary outpatient management Beatrice Bauer and Claudio Maffeis; 20. Interdiscplinary residential management Marie-Laure Frelut; 21. The future W. Philip T. James; Index.
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