Title

Obesity and Weight Regulation

UMMS Affiliation

Shriver Center; Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Date

1-1-2012

Document Type

Book Chapter

Disciplines

Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Mental Disorders

Abstract

Addresses the causes of obesity in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and offers strategies for decreasing destructive eating behaviors and encouraging healthful choices.

Comments

Citation: Fleming, R. K. (2012). Obesity and weight regulation. In J. K. Luiselli (Ed.), Handbook of high-risk challenging behaviors in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (pp. 195-207). Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.

Link to book on publisher's site.