A Parent-Teacher Administered Weight Reduction Program for Obese Down's Syndrome AdolescentsJournal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry
Format of Original3 p.
AbstractSix moderately retarded adolescents with Down's Syndrome participated in a parent-teacher administered behavioral weight reduction program. The program involved graduated exposure to a number of weight reduction techniques combined with external and self-administered reinforcement components over a 19-week treatment and maintenance period. All subjects achieved significant weight loss during treatment and maintenance phases. Twenty-six and fifty-two week follow-ups revealed that weight loss was maintained.
Citation InformationRobert A. Fox. "A Parent-Teacher Administered Weight Reduction Program for Obese Down's Syndrome Adolescents" Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry (1979) ISSN: 0005-7916
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