ERIC Number: EJ274374
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Treating Obesity of Mentally Retarded Adolescents and Adults: An Exploratory Program.
Jackson, H. J.; Thorbecke, P. J.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v87 n3 p302-08 Nov 1982
Six overweight female mentally retarded adolescents and adults were in a behavioral weight-reduction program which involved instructiog mothers in seven group meetings and Ss themselves in six group meetings. Results showed that treatment group members lost significantly more weight than did control group members according to all three dependent measures. (Author/SW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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