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  • 1.Understanding the consequences of being overweight
    The stigma many overweight people experience has been shown to lead to depression and poor body image, but has been little studied by psychology.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (February 2014)
  • 2.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)
  • 3.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
  • 4.Obesity epidemic
    Dr. Suzanne Bennett Johnson discusses the growing obesity epidemic and the stigmatization of overweight people.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (October 2012)
  • 5.In brief: June 2013
    Peer-reviewed research on topics such as social media's effect on academic performance, preventing prescription drug abuse, happily married couples gaining weight, the distraction of a one-sided phone conversation, and anxiety and depression in patients with heart disease.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (June 2013)
  • 6.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)
  • 7.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
  • 8.September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
    Approximately 18 percent of our youth are now overweight, with obesity rates in preschool age children increasing at alarming speed.
    Web Article (September 2013)
  • 9.APA Survey Raises Concern about Health Impact of Stress on Children and Families
    In the 2010 Stress in America survey, psychologists caution that the long-term impact that chronic stress could have on our physical and emotional health and the health of our families may become a public health crisis.
    Press Release (November 2010)
  • 10.Modest Weight Loss Can Have Lasting Health Benefits, Research Shows
    Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade’s worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds, even if they regain the weight later that decade.
    Press Release (August 2012)
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