ERIC Number: EJ310475
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Perspectives on Obesity: The Unknown Handicap.
Wishon, Phillip M.; Childs, Ronald E.
Early Child Development and Care, v17 n2-3 p185-98 1984
This review focuses on a classification of the concept of obesity, childhood growth patterns, current diagnostic procedures, physiological and psychological implications, etiology, environmental influences, and the special needs of the obese child. Obesity is viewed as a medical condition requiring medical and educational interventions. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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