This volume 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 ...
This volume 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.
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.
The Editors ix Contributors xi
1 Overview Brie A. Moore William T. O'Donohue Barbara J. Scott 1 Part I Etiology, Diagnosis, and Sociocultural Considerations
2 Psychobiological Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity Emma J. Boyland Jason C. G. Halford John E. Blundell 13
3 Disordered Eating: Differential Diagnoses and Comorbidity Barbara Soetens Lien Goossens Leen Van Vlierberghe Caroline Braet 31
4 Culturally Sensitive Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity Sheila P. Davis Johnnie Sue Cooper 49
5 Antifat Attitudes: A Barrier to Best Practice Trish Freed 73 Part II Toward a More Comprehensive Understanding: Relevant Process Variables
6 The Role of Contingency Management and Parent Training in the Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity Kashunda L. Williams Elizabeth J. Zhe Jennifer L. Resetar Michael I. Axelrod Patrick C. Friman 89
7 Social Skills Training and the Treatment of Pediatric Overweight Fred Frankel Meghan Sinton Denise Wilfley 105
8 Parent Feeding Practices and Child Overweight Lisa K. Diewald Myles S. Faith 117
9 Ten Messages for Weight Control from Teleological Behaviorism Howard Rachlin 131
10 Hedonic Approach to Pediatric and Adolescent Weight Management Brie A. Moore William T. O'Donohue 143 Part III Treatment Approaches: A Stepped Care Perspective
11 Intensive Approaches to the Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity Robert H. Lustig 155
12 Inpatient Treatment of Severely Obese Children Caroline Braet Ann Tanghe Ellen Moens 179
13 Behavioral Approaches to Childhood Overweight Treatment Craig A. Johnston Chermaine Tyler John P. Foreyt 195
14 ExaminingFamily-Based Treatments for Pediatric Overweight: A Review of the Literature and Conceptual Analysis Brie A. Moore William T. O'Donohue 205
15 Behavioral Treatment of the Overweight Child and Families in Medical Settings Amanda N. Adams Mark A. Adams 221
16 School-Based Prevention of Child and Adolescent Obesity Mary Story Karen M. Kaphingst 235
17 Public Health Approaches to the Control of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity David L. Katz Zubaid Faridi 251 Part IV Nutritional Approaches
18 Nutrition Education Basics: Navigating the Food Environment Madeleine Sigman-Grant 275
19 The Satter Feeding Dynamics Model of Child Overweight Definition, Prevention, and Intervention Ellyn Satter 291
20 Protecting Growth and Maintaining Optimal Nutrition Barbara J. Scott 319 Index 333