ERIC Number: EJ579109
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Obese Client: Myths, Facts, Assessment, and Intervention.
Melcher, Janet; Bostwick, Gerald J., Jr.
Health & Social Work, v23 n3 p195-202 Aug 1998
States that because of the widespread concern about weight, social workers need to understand the difference between fact and myth. Counters many of the weight myths and examines the cultural, social, biological, and psychological factors to be considered when assessing clients who are considered obese. Presents a framework for developing an appropriate service plan. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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