More on EMA and Childhood Obesity

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EMA and EMI are being used in research to help reveal what causes the increasingly alarming childhood obesity statistics.

Ecological Momentary Assessment and Childhood Obesity

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Ecological Momentary Assessment can stand alone as a treatment modality for obesity, without bringing pharmaceuticals or invasive procedures into the picture.

What Is Ecological Momentary Assessment For?

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Part data-collection technique and part therapeutic modality, Ecological Momentary Assessment is adaptable to many situations, including treating obesity.

What Is Ecological Momentary Assessment?

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Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) cultivates self awareness and collects “ecologically valid” data, which could be useful in treating obesity.

Why Measuring Matters

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The mind is a trickster, especially when rewards are involved, and food is very rewarding.

Measuring for Improvement

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Childhood Obesity News looks at the importance of weighing food portions as part of the W8Loss2Go program.

The Manly Art of Portion Weighing

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In developing the W8Loss2Go addiction approach for weight loss, Dr. Pretlow has noticed that some kids resist weighing their food portions.

Food Portions — Why Weigh?

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The steps of the W8Loss2Go program are withdrawal from problem foods, withdrawal from snacking or grazing, and food scale-weighing.

What Is Urge-Surfing?

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Young people are fed up with nutrition information. What they cry out for is a way to cope with the desire to overeat.

Dr. Robert Pretlow at the Symposium

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Can inpatient rehab methods that treat childhood obesity be replicated in a way that makes them widely available at a lower cost?

Childhood Obesity News | OVERWEIGHT: What Kids Say | Dr. Robert A. Pretlow
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