The drawback of behavioral interventions is that, unless the subjects are in a very restrictive environment like boot camp, people can’t be made to do things.
Childhood Obesity News looks at the recent efforts in the media to tackle the childhood obesity epidemic.
Behavioral activation and rational emotive behavioral therapy have been found useful in treating eating disorders and addictions.
Making the high-calorie, low-nutrition items less visible and less convenient makes a noticeable difference in eating habits at school.
The Head Start Trauma Smart program is based on ARC – Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency, a framework for intervention to deal with traumatic stress.
In the effort to reverse the childhood obesity trend, experts believe that treatment must be family-based and must include training in behavior modification.
It is National Pet Obesity Awareness Month, and we’ve been talking about what happens when a pet-parent tries to halt the pet animal’s addiction to overeating.
What happens when a pet-parent or child-parent initiates a program designed to reverse the addiction to problem eating?
In the UK, the National Health Service announced that one in every 34 urgent care admissions was due to overweight or obesity.