Discussion Post – Childhood Obesity
Based on this week’s articles on effective behavior change techniques in the prevention and management of childhood obesity, explain some of the practices that will enhance good health. Frame your answer around a major illness, such as juvenile diabetes, and thoroughly examine:
After you have thoroughly examined the illness, suggest best practices from a health and child psychology perspective that could be beneficial to children and adolescents dealing with the illness you chose and support your explanation with evidence-based practices.
Burns, J. S., M.D., Sadof, M. M., & Kamat, Depak,M.D., PhD. (2006). The adolescent with a chronic illness. Pediatric Annals, 35(3), 206-10, 214-6. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.snhu.edu/login?qurl=https%3A%2F%2Fsearch.proquest.com%2Fdocview %2F217551708%3Faccountid%3D3783
DE Hert, M., Correll, C. U., Bobes, J., Cetkovich-Bakmas, M., Cohen, D., Asai, I., Detraux, J., Gautam, S., Möller, H. J., Ndetei, D. M., Newcomer, J. W., Uwakwe, R., … Leucht, S. (2011). Physical illness in patients with severe mental disorders. I. Prevalence, impact of medications and disparities in health care. World psychiatry : official journal of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), 10(1), 52-77. Retrieved from
Martin, J., Chater, A., & Lorencatto, F. (2013). Effective behaviour change techniques in the prevention and management of childhood obesity. International Journal of Obesity, 37(10), 1287-94. doi:http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.snhu.edu/10.1038/ijo.2013.107
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