- Author : Elissa Jelalian
- Release Date : 10 December 2008
- Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
- Genre : Medical
- Pages : 507 pages
- ISBN 13 : 0387769242
Download or read book entitled Handbook of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity by author: Elissa Jelalian which was release on 10 December 2008 and published by Springer Science & Business Media with total page 507 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Now, in one comprehensive, easy-to-access volume, this essential handbook lays bare the scope of the growing problem of childhood and adolescent obesity. It goes further, too, examining the impact of the epidemic in terms of its psychological burden, its health consequences, and the available prevention and treatment options. Editors Jelalian and Steele have ensured that the chapters utilize the most up-to-date empirical and clinical knowledge available. This volume provides readers not only raw data, but also a framework for translating findings into effective, efficient practice – assessment, treatment, and prevention. It will be required reading for a host of professionals, from psychologists to social workers and medical practitioners.