Handbook of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity Treatment / Edition 1

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The Handbook of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity Treatment brings together behavioral, medical, and public health approaches and provides the knowledge necessary for a wide range of practitioners to effectively address the current obesity epidemic among children and adolescents. The book addresses several themes in pediatric and adolescent obesity. Experts in the field discuss the prevalence, etiology, and sequelae of pediatric and adolescent obesity, as well as the medical and behavioral assessment of the overweight child, adolescent, and family. The book offers a comprehensive understanding of the wide range of approaches to pediatric and adolescent obesity treatment, in order to promote an individualized approach that will best fit the patient and family.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415954327
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/20/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 0.81 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Meet the Author

William T. O’Donohue, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in Nevada. He is a full professor of clinical psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a member of the National Academies of Practice. He has edited over forty books, co-authored three books, and published more than one hundred articles in scholarly journals.

Brie A. Moore, PhD, is adjunct faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno and the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology and an Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Fellow at CareIntegra, Inc., where she specializes in the integration of behavioral health into primary care.

Barbara J. Scott, RD, MPH, is clinical nutritionist and associate professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Family and Community Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. She has worked with children and families for over 25 years and currently works with the Early Head Start Program and the Nevada Early Intervention Program.

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Table of Contents

Moore, O’Donohue, Scott, Overview. Part I: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Socio-cultural Considerations. Boyland, Halford, Blundell, Psychobiological Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity. Goossens, Vlierberghe, Braet, Disordered Eating: Differential Diagnoses and Comorbidity. Davis, Cooper, Robinson, Culturally Sensitive Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity. Freed, Anti-fat Attitudes: A Barrier to Best Practice. Part II: Toward a More Comprehensive Understanding: Relevant Process Variables. Williams, Zhe, Resetar, Axelrod, Friman, The Role of Contingency Management and Parent Training in the Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity. Frankel, Sinton, Wilfley, Social Skills Training and the Treatment of Pediatric Overweight. Diewald, Faith, Parent Feeding Practices and Child Overweight. Rachlin, Ten Messages for Weight Control from Teleological Behaviorism. Moore, O’Donohue, Hedonic Approach to Pediatric and Adolescent Weight Management. Part III: Treatment Approaches: A Stepped Care Perspective. Lustig, Intensive Approaches to the Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity. Braet, Tanghe, Moens, Inpatient Treatment of Severely Obese Children. Johnston, Tyler, Foreyt, Behavioral Approaches to Childhood Overweight Treatment. Moore, O’Donohue, Examining Family-based Treatments for Pediatric Overweight: A Review of the Literature and Conceptual Analysis. Adams, Adams, Behavioral Treatment of the Overweight Child and Families in Medical Settings. Story, Kaphingst, School-based Prevention of Child and Adolescent Obesity. Katz, Public Health Approaches to the Control of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity. Part IV: Nutritional Approaches. Sigman-Grant, Nutrition Education Basics: Navigating the Food Environment. Satter, The Satter Feeding Dynamics Model of Child Overweight Definition, Prevention and Intervention. Scott, Protecting Growth and Maintaining Optimal Nutrition.

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