Handbook of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity (Issues in Clinical Child Psychology)

Handbook of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity (Issues in Clinical Child Psychology)
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433
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0387769226
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Routledge
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Академическая литература издательств Америки
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Within the past two generations alone, child and adolescent obesity has more than doubled for some age groups and tripled for others. Consequently, the extraordinary number of school-age children now being diagnosed with what were once considered adult-onset disorders– hypertension, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and related cardio-pulmonary conditions – has catapulted pediatric obesity to the forefront of national attention. Yet even as recognition grows, reliable, scientifically tested information and methods often get lost in the media crush of quickfixes and hyped-up news stories. Now, in one comprehensive, easy-to-access volume, the Handbook of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity reveals the scope of the problem in terms of its psychological burden, its health consequences, and the available prevention and treatment options with the most currentempirical and clinical knowledge available. This volume provides readers not only raw data, but also a framework for translating...

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