|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; REFERENCES; Preface; 1 Measurement and definition; 2 Epidemiology; 3 Molecular and biological factors with emphasis on adipose tissue development; 4 Nutrition; 5 Physical activity; 6 Psychosocial factors; 7 Clinical features, adverse effects and outcome; 8 The obese adolescent; 9 Prader-Willi and other syndromes; 10 Hormonal and metabolic changes; 11 Risk of cardiovascular complications; 12 Prevention; 13 Home-based management; 14 Dietary management; 15 Management through activity; 16 Psychotherapy; 17 Drug therapy.
|| Aimed at doctors, and all health-care professionals, this book addresses the ever-increasing problem of obesity in children and adolescents, the long-term health and social problems that arise from this, and approaches to prevention and management.
|Source of Description Note:
|| Print version record.