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Childhood Obesity - A Biobehavioral Perspective (Paperback): Kenneth L Lichstein, Gilman Grave, Norman Kretchmer
Childhood Obesity - A Biobehavioral Perspective (Paperback): Kenneth L Lichstein, Gilman Grave, Norman Kretchmer

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Childhood Obesity - A Biobehavioral Perspective (Paperback)

Kenneth L Lichstein, Gilman Grave, Norman Kretchmer

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This volume highlights recent research findings which elucidate the biological and behavioral underpinnings of childhood obesity. The book is divided into four sections: Perspectives, Determinants, Prevention, and Treatment. Topics include the social and psychological factors that comprise the obese child's world; eating patterns early in life and their influence on adiposity later in development; two types of opoid peptides, their respective receptor sites, and the effects they produce when released; putative relationships between food preferences and obesity; relationships between inactivity and obesity; design and implementation of school-based programs to prevent obesity in school children; medical care to the obese child and family; metabolic factors of dieting; the role of parental and family influences in childhood obesity; and treatment intervention. The book is a must for advanced graduate students and practitioners in medicine and psychology dealing with child health. It is an invaluable reference for clinicians and researchers alike.

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Imprint: Crc Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 1990
Authors: Kenneth L Lichstein • Gilman Grave • Norman Kretchmer
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 218
ISBN-13: 978-0-936923-04-8
Barcode: 9780936923048
Categories: Books > Medicine > General issues > Public health & preventive medicine > Personal & public health > Dietetics & nutrition
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LSN: 0-936923-04-0

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