The Handbook of Obesity Intervention for the Lifespan guides professionals in meeting this complex challenge with a multidisciplinary palette of evidence-based interventions that can be tailored to men and women across the lifespan, regardless of background. This unique reference combines salient research data and hands-on clinical applications for use with overweight patients, from the very young to the very old, and includes a "treatment resources" section with extra materials to bolster therapy - all geared toward respectful, encouraging treatment and lasting weight-loss results.Table of contents Part I: Childhood Obesity. Childhood obesity literature review. Cultural issues in childhood obesity. Practical guides for treating childhood obesity. Healthy lifestyle interventions for adolescents. Exercise interventions for kids.- Part II: Adult Obesity. Adult obesity literature review. Cultural issues in adult obesity. Treating adult obesity: a healthy lifestyles approach. Low intensity exercise as a treatment intervention in obese adults. When is bariatric surgery indicated?- Part III: Obesity in the Geriatric Population. Why treat obesity in older adults? Cultural issues in obesity in older adults. An obesity treatment model for the geriatric population.- Part IV: Treatment Resources. Web sites, self-help materials for patients, and clinical resources for providers.- Index.
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Titolo: Handbook of Obesity Intervention for the Lifespan
Autori: James - Linton
Editore: Springer Verlag
Finitura: Copertina rigida