stress management, 84

treatment goals, 83

Benefits of weight loss

health status, 2, 55-58, 62, 63

long-term, 58-61

Binge eating, 117, 177, 179, 222

Binge Eating Scale, 179

Bioelectric impedance analysis, 40

Blood pressure, 2, 27, 38, 50-51, 97

pediatric obesity and, 219

reduction in weight loss, 56-57

response to exercise, 196-197

Body-Cathexis and Self-Cathexis Scale, 176

Body fat

dietary fat and, 107-110

distribution of, 44-45

in obesity measurement, 40

pediatric assessment, 211

weight loss patterns, 120

Body mass index

calculation, 40

in defining obesity, 44, 169

healthy ranges, 2, 142

indications for surgical intervention, 88, 90

mortality risk, 58-59

as outcome indicator, 120

pediatric, 211-212

as risk indicator, 43, 50, 142

tables, 41-42

in treatment matching, 95

Body Parts Satisfaction Scale, 177

Body Satisfaction Scale, 176

Body Shape Questionnaire, 176-177

Bulimia nervosa, 177, 222

C

Caffeine, 122

Cancer, 38

CARDIA questionnaire, 193

Cardiovascular disorders, 2, 27, 38

benefits of weight loss in, 57

costs, 57

pediatric obesity and, 219

risk reduction program, 158

Causes of obesity, 38

biological, 53, 153

in children, 214-219, 231-232

dietary fat consumption, 107-110

environmental, 53

obesity trends and, 52

psychological dysfunction in, 174

research opportunities, 23-24, 164-165

Cerebrovascular disease, 38

Child Behavior Knowledge Scale, 184

Children and adolescents, 3

causes of obesity, 214-219, 231-232

definition of obesity, 210-212, 231

ethnicity in obesity patterns, 213-214

health risks in dieting, 221-222

health risks in obesity, 219-220

obesity treatment, 222-227, 231, 232

outcomes research, 227-230

physical activity assessment, 194-195

prevalence of obesity among, 210, 212-213

preventive interventions, 23, 159, 160, 161-162, 230-231, 233

safety precautions, 115-116

Cholesterol levels, 2

meal size and frequency and, 110

national trends, 51-52

Clinical programs

characteristics, 3-4, 66

dietary program in, 132

health assessment in, 12, 15, 17, 19, 142, 143-144

outcomes evaluation in, 17, 145-146, 147

popular programs, features of, 73-80

staff qualifications, 12, 143

subcategories, 66

treatment matching in, 8, 140

very-low-calorie diets in, 82-83

Cognitive-behavioral interventions, 24, 84



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