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  • 1.African-American women at risk
    The obesity epidemic disproportionally affects black women. The trend is decreasing black women's life expectancy and increasing their chances of developing a host of ailments, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and arthritis.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (January 2013)
  • 2.Addressing the obesity epidemic: Why should psychologists care?
    Dr. Suzanne Bennett Johnson discusses how psychologists can play a role in addressing the obesity and diabetes epidemics.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (April 2012)
  • 3.Public Interest Government Relations Office staff presents at Obesity Summit
    PI-GRO staff presented a session at the Summit on Obesity in African American Women and Girls in Washington, D.C.
    Web Page (October 2012)
  • 4.Promoting Psychological Research and Training on Health Disparities Issues at Ethnic Minority Serving Institutions (ProDIGs)
    Supports early career faculty for activities related to the preparation of a federal or foundation funding proposal.
    Scholarship/Grant/Award
  • 5.Obesity: Activities of the Center
    Advancing the role of psychology as related to obesity is a priority for the Center of Psychology and Health.
    Web Page (May 2013)
  • 6.January 2013 Monitor on Psychology
    In the January 2013 Monitor: sleep, new journal editors, obesity, phone therapy, depression, Science Leadership Conference, early career psychologists, women leaders and more.
    Magazine - Monitor on Psychology (January 2013)
  • 7.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
  • 8.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)
  • 9.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)
  • 10.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
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