Prevention and Treatment of Obesity in Adolescents: A Worldwide Challenge

Rosenthal, Raul J.
December 2011
Bariatric Times;Dec2011, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including adolescent bariatric surgery, transumbilical method for mesenteric closure after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), and the New Life Center for Bariatric Surgery in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Related Articles

  • Society should bolster children's sense of worth. Diamond, Anne // Nursing Standard;4/28/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 34, p28 

    The author discusses the ethical aspects of surgery for obesity in teenagers.

  • Can peer mentors help teens lose weight? new strategies for combatting teen obesity.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;10/10/2011, Vol. 21, p284 

    The article reports on the study published in "Childhood Obesity," which shows that mentoring and education targeted at obese adolescents and provided by peers in high schools have impact on teens' physical activity and diet.

  • Predictors to success in outpatient training in obese children and adolescents. Reinehr, T.; Brylak, K.; Alexy, U.; Kersting, M.; Andler, W. // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Sep2003, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p1087 

    OBJECTIVE:: The treatment of obese children and adolescents is not yet satisfactorily effective. It is not clear which participants can profit by a long-time outpatient therapy. DESIGN:: Longitudinal, clinical intervention study based on a 1-y outpatient training programme consisting of physical...

  • Behavioural treatment of childhood and adolescent obesity. Robinson, T N // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Mar1999 Supplement, Vol. 23, ps52 

    Current state-of-the-art behavioural treatments for childhood and adolescent obesity, produce long-term weight control in up to one-third of participants. A review of the most effective treatments suggests structural and organizational components and treatment content that are most likely to be...

  • Inpatient treatment of obese children: a multicomponent programme without stringent calorie restriction. Braet, Caroline; Tanghe, Ann; Bode, Patrick De; Franckx, Hilde; Winckel, Myriam Van // European Journal of Pediatrics;2003, Vol. 162 Issue 6, p391 

    Unlabelled: This prospective clinical case-control study describes the effect of an inpatient multicomponent treatment programme for obese children and adolescents on their weight and psychological well being. We studied 38 patients and 38 controls on the waiting list, matched for...

  • Surgical Treatment of Obesity in Adolescence. Livingston, Edward H. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/10/2010, Vol. 303 Issue 6, p559 

    The author reflects on the use of surgery in treating obesity in adolescents. He discusses a study on the use of laparoscopic banding procedure to treat obesity in adolescents, by O'Brien and colleagues, published within the issue. He argues that the study described the status of laparoscopic...

  • Effects of fruit and vegetable, consumed in solid vs beverage forms, on acute and chronic appetitive responses in lean and obese adults. Houchins, J A; Tan, S-Y; Campbell, W W; Mattes, R D // International Journal of Obesity;Aug2013, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p1109 

    Background:The effects of fruits and vegetables in solid vs beverage forms on human appetite and food intake, acutely and chronically, are unclear.Methods:This 21-week, randomized, crossover study assessed appetitive ratings following the inclusion of fruits and vegetables, in solid and beverage...

  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. Thompson, Geoffrey B. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2005, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p829 

    Reviews the book "Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery," edited by William B. Inabnet, Eric J. DeMaria, and Sayeed Ikramuddin.

  • The Benefits of Reciprocated Friendships for Treatment-seeking Obese Youth. Reiter-Purtill, Jennifer; Ridel, Stephanie; Jordan, Rachel; Zeller, Meg H. // Journal of Pediatric Psychology;Sep2010, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p905 

    Objective The current study examined the attributes of the reciprocated friends (RF) of a group of clinically referred obese children and the impact of these friendships on emotional well-being. Methods Classroom visits for 87 obese youth [body mass index (BMI) >95th percentile; 8- to 16-years...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics