Promising Approaches to Prevention and Treatment of Youth Obesity


In a special October Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, there is a compilation of new studies of factors that impact obesity risks in children and adolescents, as well as promising approaches to prevention and treatment.

The special issue addresses the developmental perspective on the critical issue of childhood obesity and its risks and treatments. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.


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