Volume 1 Issue 4 (2008)
International Journal of Child Health and Human Development


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5965
Frequency: Quarterly
Print Format: 8.5″ x 11″, Softcover, Double column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Obesity in Adolescence: Current Issues

Edited by Hatim Omar, Donald E Greydanus, Dilip R Patel, and Joav Merrick


Obesity: A Lesson from the Venus of Willendorf
Donald E Greydanus, Dilip R Patel, Hatim Omar and Joav Merrick

Review Articles

Obesity and Sport Participation
Dilip R Patel and Donald E Greydanus

Obesity and Hypertension in Adolescents
Alfonso D Torres and Colette A Gushurst

Hyperandrogenism and Obesity: Ominous Co-Morbidities
Amit M Deokar, Shawn J Smith, Amanda J Goodwin and Hatim A Omar

Bariatric Surgery and Adolescent Obesity
Tara B Mancl and Alan A Saber

Endocrinologic Issues in Obesity
Manmohan Kamboj

Psychological Issues in Obesity
Helen D Pratt

Overweight Children and Adolescents: Impact on Psychological and Social Development
Kimberly K McClanahan, Marlene B Huff and Hatim A Omar

Pharmacotherapy for Obese Adolescents
Donald E Greydanus, Cynthia Feucht and Dilip R Patel

Eating Disorders in Adolescents with Obesity
Vinay N Reddy

Sexuality and Obesity in Adolescence
Helen D Pratt, Donald E Greydanus and Kazue Ishitsuka

Concepts of Contraception for Adolescents with Obesity: Pathways of Judicial Moderation
Donald E Greydanus, Hatim A Omar and Artemis K Tsitsika

Nutrition and Adolescent Obesity
Vinay N Reddy

Dermatologic Aspects of Obesity
Donald Hare

Down Syndrome and Obesity
Joav Merrick and Isack Kandel

Environment and School Transportation: A Review of Evidence from Health and Equity Perspectives Important in Obesity Prevention
Chanam Lee and Xuemei Zhu

Insights into Bangkok Elementary Students’ Food Choice on School Days
Chulanee Thianthai

Trends and Milestones

Israeli Adolescents and Obesity
Mohammed Morad, Isack Kandel, Jason Ahn, Brian Seth Fuchs and Joav Merrick

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