TITLE

PREVENTING EXCESSIVE WEIGHT GAIN IN ADOLESCENT GIRLS AT HIGH RISK FOR ADULT OBESITY

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Ethnicity & Disease;Winter2009, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of an ongoing clinical research on the prevention of excessive weight gain among adolescent girls. The researchers adapted the interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), which is a form of psychotherapy for the treatment of eating disorders. It notes that the data support the feasibility and acceptability of a 12-week group IPT trial among adolescent girls at high risk for obesity who report of loss of control (LOC) eating.
ACCESSION #
37368408

 

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