Tackling childhood overweight: treating parents exclusively is effective.

Source: International Journal of Obesity, 2011, 35, p. 501-509.

Follow this link for abstract.

Date of publication: April 2011.

Publication type: Research.

In a nutshell: This study focused on treatment aimed at the parents of overweight or obese children, using a “waiting-list” control group and a cognitive-behavioural treatment group.  The research found that whilst BMI was reduced only in children and parents in the treatment group, both groups displayed positive psychological effects related to taking part in the study.

Length of publication: 9 pages.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.


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