Beyond the “I” in the Obesity Epidemic: A Review of Social Relational and Network Interventions on Obesity

@inproceedings{Leroux2013BeyondT,
  title={Beyond the “I” in the Obesity Epidemic: A Review of Social Relational and Network Interventions on Obesity},
  author={Janette Samantha Leroux and Spencer D Moore and Laurette Dub{\'e}},
  booktitle={Journal of obesity},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Recent research has shown the importance of networks in the spread of obesity. Yet, the translation of research on social networks and obesity into health promotion practice has been slow. OBJECTIVES To review the types of obesity interventions targeting social relational factors. METHODS Six databases were searched in January 2013. A Boolean search was employed with the following sets of terms: (1) social dimensions: social capital, cohesion, collective efficacy, support, social… CONTINUE READING

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