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- Toronto workshop focuses on obesity and mental health. // Active Living;Jan2012, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p19
The article offers information on the three-day workshop regarding obesity and mental health, to be hosted by the Canadian Obesity Network, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and the International Association for the Study of Obesity on in Toronto, Ontario on June 26-28, 2012.
- WHY IS IT A STIGMA TO BE REFERRED TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES? Janes, Jenny // Nursing Standard;5/15/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p33
No abstract available.
- OBESITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN ADOLESCENTS. Amaral, O.; Pereira, C.; Escoval, A. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Aug2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 58, pA5
This article describes a study examining the association between obesity and health related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescents in Portugal. A cross sectional study was performed involving 2,144 students, aged 12 to 18 years, among seven Secondary school from Viseu, Portugal. Participants...
- Readers panel. Treating obesity effectively. MacLean, Shona; Jebb, Paul; Cumming, Stephanie; Vanterpool, Grace // Nursing Standard;3/20/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p28
Should morbidly obese people who access health care be referred routinely to mental health or addiction services?
- EMOTION RECOGNITION AND EXPRESSION IN YOUNG OBESE PARTICIPANTS: PRELIMINARY STUDY. Surcinelli, Paola; Baldaro, Bruno; Balsamo, Antonio; Bolzani, Roberto; Gennari, Monia; Rossi, Nicolino C. F. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Oct2007, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p477
This study of the presence of alexithymic characteristics in obese adolescents and preadolescents tested the hypothesis of whether they showed impaired recognition and expression of emotion. The sample included 30 obese young participants and a control group of 30 participants of normal weight...
- The effect of weight on mental health. Mulrooney, Hilda // Practice Nursing;Jul2012, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p339
Being overweight or obese increases the risk of many physical conditions.However, weight may also have an effect on mental health. Hilda Mulrooney discusses the evidence for this possibility and how health professionals can assist
- `But I eat like a bird...'. // Tufts University Diet & Nutrition Letter;Mar93, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p1
Reports on the study that shows obese people tend to underestimate the number of calories they take in and overestimate the amount of calories they burn. Normal metabolism; Overeating and under-exercising; Denial of problem despite knowledge of how to diet; Pressure for thin men and women.
- Psychological theory seeks to define obesity. Burgard, Debby // Obesity & Health;Mar/Apr93, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p25
Discusses how psychosocial clinicians and researchers are trying to let new views of obesity and mental health emerge instead of going with the traditional theories. Psychodynamic theories; Clinical versus non-clinical approach; Behavioral theories; Restraint theory; Family systems theory; More.
- In the eye of the beholder. Powers, Mike // Human Ecology;Fall96, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p16
Investigates the attitudes of many cultures in the United States on obesity and fatness. Fatness' sign of prestige; Other practices on obesity; Studies of cultural attitudes toward obesity; Psychiatry and behavior modification techniques as treatment; Language reflecting the new perspective of...