Motivational interviewing for pediatric obesity: Conceptual issues and evidence review.

@article{Resnicow2006MotivationalIF,
  title={Motivational interviewing for pediatric obesity: Conceptual issues and evidence review.},
  author={Ken Resnicow and Rachel Davis and Stephen Rollnick},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 12},
  pages={2024-33}
}
Counseling by health care professionals represents a potentially important intervention for the prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity. One promising approach to weight-control counseling in pediatric practice is motivational interviewing. This article explores conceptual issues related to the application of motivational interviewing for the prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity. Given the paucity of studies on motivational interviewing and pediatric obesity, we examine what is… CONTINUE READING

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