Quality of life in Brazilian obese adolescents: effects of a long-term multidisciplinary lifestyle therapy

@article{LofranoPrado2009QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in Brazilian obese adolescents: effects of a long-term multidisciplinary lifestyle therapy},
  author={Mara Cristina Lofrano-Prado and Hanna Karen Moreira Antunes and Wagner Luiz do Prado and Aline de Piano and Danielle Arisa Caranti and Lian Tock and June Carnier and Sergio Brasil Tufik and Marco Tulio de Mello and Ana Raimunda D{\^a}maso},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={61 - 61}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity has adverse physical, social, and economic consequences that can negatively affect quality of life (QOL). Thus the aim of this study was to verify the effects of a long-term multidisciplinary lifestyle intervention on QOL, body image, anxiety, depression and binge eating in obese adolescents. METHODS Sixty-six obese adolescents (41 girls and 25 boys; BMI: 35.62 +/- 4.18 kg/m2) were recruited from the Multidisciplinary Obesity Intervention Program outpatient clinic, and were… CONTINUE READING
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