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  • 1.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 2)
    Current Public Interest policies of the American Psychological Association, on subjects such as disabilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, antisemitism, obesity and ethnic minorities.
    Policy
  • 2.The impact of food advertising on childhood obesity
    The childhood obesity epidemic is a serious public health problem that increases morbidity, mortality and has substantial long term economic and social costs. Research has found strong associations between increases in advertising for nonnutritious foods and rates of childhood obesity.
    Brochure/Pamphlet (November 2010)
  • 3.Obesity
    Obesity is marked by excess accumulation of body fat caused by genetic factors and behavioral factors — especially eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and other problems.
    Psychology Topic
  • 4.Media Advisory: Psychology's Essential Role in Combating Childhood Obesity to be Presented by Expert Panel
    Leading experts will present results of the latest research and innovative strategies to improve health behaviors and prevent childhood obesity in underserved communities.
    Press Release (July 2012)
  • 5.Big kids
    Behavioral health experts are fighting the childhood obesity epidemic from a variety of angles, including home environment, healthy communities and school, and television commercials.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (December 2012)
  • 6.Roster: APA Guideline Development Panel for Obesity
    The APA Board of Directors appointed the panel in December 2012 to develop a treatment guideline for obesity across the lifespan.
    Web Page (November 2012)
  • 7.Changing diet and exercise for kids
    When it comes to establishing healthy habits, you can teach children how to Act Boldly to Change Diet and Exercise (A.B.C.D.E.).
    Web Article
  • 8.Evidence-based Obesity Management for Primary Care
    Evidence-based treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity begins with accurate assessment of the child or adolescent's age, height and weight. Environmental, economic, cultural and behavioral factors are also important contributors to consider.
    Web Article
  • 9.Promoting Healthy Behaviors to Prevent Obesity and Unhealthy Weight Control in Our Youth
    Unhealthy weight behaviors such as fasting, skipping meals, using diet pills, etc., and food industry and other advertising that targets youth and girls can contribute to youth obesity. Obese youth are also more likely to experience symptoms of psychological and social distress.
    Web Article
  • 10.NIH takes aim at childhood obesity
    NIH has launched a $72.5 million, two-part initiative to determine which practices keep children’s weights healthy.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (December 2010)
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