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Now, in one comprehensive, easy-to-access volume, this essential handbook lays bare the scope of the growing problem of childhood and adolescent obesity. It goes further, too, examining the impact of the epidemic in terms of its psychological burden, its health consequences, and the available prevention and treatment options. Editors Jelalian and Steele have ensured that the chapters utilize the most up-to-date empirical and clinical knowledge available. This volume provides readers not only raw data, but also a framework for translating findings into effective, efficient practice -…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Now, in one comprehensive, easy-to-access volume, this essential handbook lays bare the scope of the growing problem of childhood and adolescent obesity. It goes further, too, examining the impact of the epidemic in terms of its psychological burden, its health consequences, and the available prevention and treatment options. Editors Jelalian and Steele have ensured that the chapters utilize the most up-to-date empirical and clinical knowledge available. This volume provides readers not only raw data, but also a framework for translating findings into effective, efficient practice - assessment, treatment, and prevention. It will be required reading for a host of professionals, from psychologists to social workers and medical practitioners.

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  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10.12.2008
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9780387769240
  • Artikelnr.: 37287263
Autorenporträt
Elissa Jelalian, Ph.D. is an associate professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown Medical School. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from Miami University of Ohio and completed an internship in child psychology at the University of Rochester Medical School. She subsequently pursued a postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, where she remained in a faculty position. Dr. Jelalian is the recipient of grants from NHLBI and NIDDK evaluating weight control interventions for overweight adolescents. She has published in the areas of pediatric weight control, risk-taking and injury in adolescents, and nutrition in children with cystic fibrosis. Dr. Jelalian serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Ric G. Steele, Ph.D., ABPP, is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas, in the Clinical Child Psychology Program. He earned his doctorate from the University of Georgia in clinical psychology, with a specialization in clinical child psychology, completed a clinical internship at the University of Tennessee (Memphis) Professional Psychology Internship Consortium, and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Memphis, TN). Dr. Steele is an associate editor for the Journal of Child and Family Studies, and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, and Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. He has published more than 45 peer-reviewed articles on topics in clinical child and pediatric psychology, and has recently co-edited the Handbook of Mental Health Services for Children, Adolescents, and Families and the Handbook of Evidence Based Therapies for Children and Adolescents. Dr. Steele's federally-funded research is concerned with evaluation of family-based approaches to child and adolescent weight management.
Inhaltsangabe
Section I: Prevalence, Correlates, and Consequences.- Pediatric Obesity in Context: Trends and Epidemiology.- Health Consequences of Obesity in Children and Adolescents.- Psychosocial Factors Related to Obesity in Children and Adolescents.- Binge Eating in Overweight Children and Adolescents.- Section II: Assessment of Pediatric Obesity and Contributing Conditions.- The Definition and Assessment of Childhood Overweight: A Developmental Perspective.- Assessment of Dietary Practices and Eating Attitudes and Behaviors.- Development of Eating Patterns.- Section III: Risk Factors for Obesity in Children and Youth.- Physiological Mechanisms Impacting Weight Regulation.- Socioeconomic Factors Related to Overweight in Children and Adolescents.- The 'Obesignenic' Environment.- Application of Genetic Epidemiology to Understanding Pediatric Obesity.- Section IV: Interventions.- Developmental Considerations in Intervention with Children and Adolescents with Obesity.- Empirically Supported Treatment of Overweight Children.- Empirically Supported Treatment of Overweight Adolescents.- Intensive Therapies for Treatment of Pediatric Obesity.- Residential Treatment Programs for Pediatric Obesity.- Model Treatment Programs.- Cultural Considerations in the Development of Pediatric Weight Management Interventions.- Section V: Prevention of Pediatric Obesity.- Prevention Programs: Preschool Children.- Prevention Programs: School Age Children and Adolescents.- Community-level prevention programs for children and adolescents.- Section VI: Future Directions.- The role of public policy in management of the pediatric obesity epidemic.- Technological Innovations in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity.- Application of Motivational Interview Techniques to Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity.- Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity and Comorbid Psychiatric Conditions.- Application of Empirically Supported Treatments to Practice Settings.- Directions for Future Research in Pediatric Obesity Prevention and Intervention.