A comprehensive treatment plan for obese children and adolescents: principles and practice.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The problem of obesity in children must be identified early and treated seriously. The long-term psychological, social, and medical consequences of childhood obesity can be quite serious. Behavior modification has shown new promise compared to the discouraging results of traditional approaches such as inpatient starvation, the use of appetite suppressants, and dietary counseling.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Brownell, KD; Wadden, TA; Foster, GD

Published Date

  • January 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 2-3

Start / End Page

  • 89 - 96

PubMed ID

  • 6571156

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0300-1245


  • eng