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ERIC Number: EJ274400
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
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Successful Weight Loss Techniques with Mentally Retarded Children and Youth.
Fox, Robert; And Others
Exceptional Children, v49 n3 p238-44 Nov 1982
A review of traditional (such as psychotherapy) and behavioral approaches (such as self-monitoring and reinforcement) to obesity treatment of mentally retarded students led to the conclusion that the behavioral orientation was more successful. Implications for initiating such programs include thorough training, voluntary participation, and parent or caregiver involvement. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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