|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Evidence-based behavioral treatment of obesity in children and adolescents|
Reilly, John J
Hughes, Adrienne R
|Citation:||Stewart L, Reilly JJ & Hughes AR (2009) Evidence-based behavioral treatment of obesity in children and adolescents, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 18 (1), pp. 189-198.|
|Abstract:||Evidence based guidelines conclude that treatment of child and adolescent obesity should be directed at motivated families, who perceive obesity as a problem. Treatment evidence suggests that treatment should involve the families and focus on changes in sedentary behavior, physical activity, and diet. Guidelines on management of pediatric obesity recommend using a number of behavioral change techniques, notably assessing readiness to change, self monitoring, goal setting, rewards, contracting, stimulus control, problem solving, and preventing relapse. Existing evidence suggests that even low intensity treatments are likely to have modest benefits for weight status (compared to no treatment), and more marked benefits for other outcomes such as quality of life.|
|Rights:||© 2008 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.; Published in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America by Elsevier.|
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