Navigation Links
New approach to management of overeating in children
Date:12/7/2011

Overeating, whether in children or adults, often takes place even in the absence of hunger, resulting in weight gain and obesity. Current methods to treat such overeating in youth focus on therapies that restrict what kids may eat, requiring them to track their food intake and engage in intensive exercise.

But for most children, such behavioral therapy techniques don't work long term, according to Kerri Boutelle, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Boutelle and colleagues are developing new ways to treat overeating in children and adults.

Their study, published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology this week, describes two new methods for reducing overeating. The overall aim of these studies is to improve responses to internal hunger and satiety cues and decrease physiological and psychological responses to foods in the environment. Basically, how do we learn to stop eating when we are no longer hungry?

The first treatment group, called appetite awareness training, trains children and parents to recognize, and appropriately respond to, hunger and satiety cues. The other treatment group, called cue exposure training, trains children and their parents to resist the food that is in front of them.

"We teach children and parents how the environment tricks us into eating foods even when we're not hungry," said Boutelle, citing examples of food triggers such as TV commercials, the abundance of easy-to-eat and high-calories snacks, and the use of food as a reward.

In this study, 36 obese 8-to-12-year olds with high levels of overeating and their parents were assigned to eight-week-long training, either in appetite awareness or a cue-exposure treatment. Children were provided a toolbox of coping skills to "ride out their cravings" identifying such cravings and learning strategies to ride them out until the urges d
'/>"/>

Contact: Debra Kain
ddkain@ucsd.edu
619-543-6163
University of California - San Diego
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Survival benefit with high-intensity end-of-life approaches
2. Mountain Home 'Doing the Right Thing Really is the Best Business Approach'
3. ICU Patients Gain From Team Approach to Care
4. Short on specialized intensive care physicians, team-based approach improves ICU outcomes
5. Lumension Unveils Intelligent Application Whitelisting that Operationalizes a Proactive Endpoint Security Approach
6. Secretary Clintons Approach to Development: Good Rhetoric, Little Action?
7. New Approaches to Teen Therapy Bring Results
8. New Drugs, Approaches Offer Hope Against Prostate Cancer
9. New approach to immune cell analysis seen as first step to better distinguish health and disease
10. Reovirus may be a novel approach to prostate cancer treatment
11. Effort aims to spike breast cancer with new approach
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... For over 20 years, Dr. David Cruz of Cruz ... has treated just about every type of injury that can result ... those same twenty-plus years, the team at Doctors on Liens ... best possible doctor. With the combined breadth of experience ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Joan ... and keynote speaker at the upcoming 32nd Annual ... ACCME-accredited Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) , shares ... would have gone undetected if she had not followed ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Yesterday, Senator ... (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored by ... in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical device and ... each received the “2014 Life Sciences Champion” award ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 IsoComforter, Inc. ... therapy machine with patented IsoTube design to treat specific body ... introduced the most progressive and easy to use patented cold ... post-operative and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. IsoComforter ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Payday lending practices in four ... cause financial distress to the states that permit them, ... University’s Center on Race and Wealth. , While they ... payday loans at the same time substantially depress economic ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 3Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 4Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 5Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 6Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2
... LLC, a,Johnson & Johnson company, is pleased to announce ... (BLN) Assay one of the top ten,medical breakthroughs of ... magazine, available today, TIME,states: "Surgeons now have a faster ... BLN Assay, TIME goes on to say, "doctors can,accurately ...
... Watson,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a ... Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a wholly owned,subsidiary of Barr ... Watson and certain of its subsidiaries related ... version of,Seasonale(R), an extended cycle oral contraceptive. ...
... Cross and Pitney Bowes Program Bolstered by Celebrity ... members are always grateful for supportive cards, especially ... been pouring in to the,American Red Cross for ... singer Randy Travis and his wife, Elizabeth, heard,about ...
... 2008, Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) will announce financial ... Company will hold a one-hour conference,call with research analysts ... Company also plans to discuss financial guidance for 2008 ... listen to the call live or on a,delayed basis ...
... Writers Webinar , NCI and ASCO will host an ... that will explore key issues surrounding cancer in the ... the United States, Africa, Asia and India will address ... and Mortality Trends , The State of Cancer ...
... Neurochem,(International) Limited (Neurochem), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ... announces that the Committee for Medicinal,Products for ... the European,Medicines Agency (EMEA), has issued a ... application (MAA) for eprodisate,(KIACTA(TM)) for the treatment ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:TIME Magazine Names GeneSearch(TM) One of the Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs in 2007 2Health News:TIME Magazine Names GeneSearch(TM) One of the Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs in 2007 3Health News:TIME Magazine Names GeneSearch(TM) One of the Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs in 2007 4Health News:Watson Confirms Patent Litigation With Barr Related to Seasonale(R) 2Health News:Randy Travis Participates in American Red Cross Holiday Card Program to Wounded Service Members 2Health News:Randy Travis Participates in American Red Cross Holiday Card Program to Wounded Service Members 3Health News:NCI/ASCO host science writers' seminar 2Health News:Neurochem announces European opinion for Eprodisate (KIACTA(TM)) for the treatment of AA amyloidosis 2Health News:Neurochem announces European opinion for Eprodisate (KIACTA(TM)) for the treatment of AA amyloidosis 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ... , At present, the global market for ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015 More than a third of reproductive-aged women enrolled ... private insurance, filled a prescription for an opioid pain medication ... week,s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). ... moderate to severe pain.  They are also found in some ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Now available for sale, The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is ... sprains by cushioning the ankle from an inversion or ... outside of any shoe type and allows the user ... protection against sprains. With customers in physical therapy, podiatry, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 2Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 3Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2
... Oct. 1 A web-based tool that extracts information from ... care and manage their entire panel of patients. Those are ... first to examine the effectiveness of a panel management tool ... first study, published today in The American Journal of ...
... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials ... the past two years, bringing the total number of ... comes almost 10 years to the date after the ... deeming it a major advancement for women,s health and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 2Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 3Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 4Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 5FRC's Jeanne Monahan Responds to Two New Deaths from RU-486 2
... Both the Penilab IV and the Penilab V ... studies. Model 1060 is similar to the Model ... nor can one be added later. The Penilab ... including all of the accessories you'll need to get ...
... is designed for vascular labs already ... Its primary use will be ... a cuff with air. Blood ... cuffs - a proximal occluding cuff ...
... performance, the ALM X'Ten is a premier, ... of applications. , ,Its unique cross-shaped design ... highest standards needed for your surgical environment. ... the surgical field., ,A 31" column of ...
... The DRE-200 ESU units use dedicated digital ... for processing data. This hardware allows parallel ... processing throughput, measuring tissue impedance 5000 times ... processed digitally, being converted to analog only ...
Medicine Products: