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Behavioral Weight Reduction Procedures for Obese Mentally Retarded Individuals: A Review
Mental Retardation
  • Anthony F. Rotatori, Northern Illinois University
  • Harvey Switzky, Northern Illinois University
  • Robert Fox, Marquette University
Document Type
Article
Language
eng
Format of Original
5 p.
Publication Date
8-1-1981
Publisher
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental
Disciplines
Abstract
Behavioral approaches to the treatment of obese mentally retarded individuals are reviewed. Studies are examined regarding the level of mental retardation, age group, techniques employed and weight lost at the end of treatment. Conclusions relate implications for practitioners as well as future research concerns.
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Published version. Mental Retardation, Vol. 19 (August 1981): 157-161. Publisher Link.

From: Multicomponent Behavioral Program for Achieving Weight Loss in Adult Mentally Retarded Persons, Mental Retardation, 1980, 31-33, Rotatori, A., Fox, R., Switzky, H. Copyright 1981 by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Permission to include this journal material in Marquette University's digital repository was provided by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (www.aaidd.org). This material may only be used for educational and/or research purposes, and may not be reproduced in derivative works for commercial or revenue-generating purposes.

Robert A. Fox was affiliated with Ohio State University at the time of publication.

Citation Information
Anthony F. Rotatori, Harvey Switzky and Robert Fox. "Behavioral Weight Reduction Procedures for Obese Mentally Retarded Individuals: A Review" Mental Retardation (1981) ISSN: 0047-6765
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_fox/121/