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Orthopedic Complications of Overweight in Children and Adolescents
OBJECTIVE. Few studies have quantified the prevalence of weight-related orthopedic conditions in otherwise healthy overweight children. The goal of the present investigation was to describe theExpand
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Binge eating in overweight treatment-seeking adolescents.
OBJECTIVE To examine the frequency and recency of binge eating in relation to psychopathology in overweight, treatment-seeking adolescents. METHODS We investigated psychological correlates of theExpand
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Validation of the emotional eating scale adapted for use in children and adolescents (EES-C).
OBJECTIVE Eating in response to negative emotions is associated with binge or loss of control (LOC) eating in adults. Although children report engaging in LOC eating, data on emotional eating amongExpand
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A Prospective Study of Psychological Predictors of Body Fat Gain Among Children at High Risk for Adult Obesity
OBJECTIVE. Limited data suggest that psychological factors, including binge eating, dieting, and depressive symptoms, may predispose children to excessive weight gain. We investigated theExpand
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Obesity and the US military family
This review discusses the current knowledge and future directions regarding obesity within the US military family (i.e., active‐duty servicemembers, as well as military spouses, children, retirees,Expand
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Behavioral economic predictors of overweight children's weight loss.
OBJECTIVE Our goal was to determine whether behavioral economic constructs-including impulsivity (i.e., steep discounting of delayed food and monetary rewards), the relative reinforcing value of foodExpand
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What constitutes clinically significant binge eating? Association between binge features and clinical validators in college-age women.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between binge features and clinical validators. METHOD The Eating Disorder Examination assessed binge features in a sample of 549 college-age women: loss ofExpand
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Effects of binge eating on satiation, satiety, and energy intake of overweight children.
BACKGROUND Children who report episodes of binge eating gain more weight than do children not reporting binge eating. However, how binge eating affects children's food intake at meals is unknown. Expand
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Preventing Obesity in the Military Community (POMC): The Development of a Clinical Trials Research Network
Obesity impacts the U.S. military by affecting the health and readiness of active duty service members and their families. Preventing Obesity in Military Communities (POMC) is a comprehensiveExpand
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Children's descriptions of the foods consumed during loss of control eating episodes.
Binge and loss of control (LOC) eating appear to be common among youth; however, little is known about the foods consumed during such eating episodes. Two-hundred forty-nine children, age 6-18 years,Expand
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