Role of behaviour modification in the treatment of childhood obesity with the parents as the exclusive agents of change

@article{Golan1998RoleOB,
  title={Role of behaviour modification in the treatment of childhood obesity with the parents as the exclusive agents of change},
  author={Moria Golan and Menahem Fainaru and Abraham Weizman},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={1217-1224}
}
OBJECTIVE: This study examined the reduction in overweight and changes in eating-related behaviours in obese children treated with a family-based approach, in which the parents were the exclusive agents of change. Results were compared to the conventional approach in which children are responsible for their own weight loss.DESIGN: A one-year longitudinal prospective design was used. Participants were randomly allocated for the experimental (parents as the agents of change) or the conventional… CONTINUE READING
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