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"I am gaining weight-get me out of here." What happens to body mass index (BMI) following admission to a medium secure unit?
Introduction: A diagnosis of mental illness has been associated with weight gain, particularly among patients suffering from schizophrenia. Aims & objectives: This study aims to establish trends in weight gain among ...
Systematic review and meta-analyses of risk factors for childhood overweight identifiable during infancy
OBJECTIVE: To determine risk factors for childhood overweight that can be identified during the first year of life to facilitate early identification and targeted intervention.
Role of ADHD symptoms as a contributing factor to obesity in patients with MC4R mutations
Besides the crucial role of genetic susceptibility in the development of early-onset obesity, it has been shown that feeding behavior could contribute to increased body weight. A significant association between obesity/overweight ...
Assessing communication skills in dietetic consultations: The development of the reliable and valid DIET-COMMS tool
Background: There is an increasing emphasis on the development of communication skills for dietitians but few evidence-based assessment tools available. The present study aimed to develop a dietetic-specific, short, reliable ...
Focus on mental health promotion, obesity and alcohol
Chapter nine in 'The Essential Guide to Public Health and Health Promotion' focuses on mental health promotion, obesity and alcohol. The eight sections on mental health promotion supply background information, promotion ...
Dietitians' perceptions of communicating with preadolescent, overweight children in the consultation setting: The potential for e-resources
BACKGROUND: There are calls to enhance existing child weight management interventions and to develop new treatment approaches. The potential for interactive electronic resources (e-resources) to support child-dietitian ...
Nutrition promotion: theories and methods, systems and settings
Reviews the book, Nutrition promotion. Theories and Methods, Systems and Setting by Tony Worsley (2008). The author has vast experience in the evaluation of public health nutrition programs, and in the promotion and ...
Validation, optimal threshold determination, and clinical utility of the infant risk of overweight checklist for early prevention of child overweight
BACKGROUND: Previous research has demonstrated the predictive validity of the Infant Risk of Overweight Checklist (IROC). This study further establishes the predictive accuracy of the IROC using data from the Avon Longitudinal ...
The relationship between ADHD and obesity: Implications for therapy
Increasing attention is being paid to the relationship between attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obesity. While most available research focused on determining the extent of the association between ADHD ...