Childhood-Onset Eating Problems : Findings from Research, Paperback / softback Book

Childhood-Onset Eating Problems : Findings from Research Paperback / softback


Within the last few years, eating problems in childhood have become a real public health issue.

Problems at this stage in the life course have a huge potential impact on the growth and development of the child and cause high anxiety for parents and carers. This report provides an up-to-date information resource about childhood-onset eating problems and discusses the current position of research within the field.

It will be of practical use to general practitioners and paediatricians as well as other specialists working with children. Features: Focuses on eating problems found in children between the ages of 5-12 yearsProvides data about incidencePractical information about interventions and treatmentsExamines aetiological and maintaining factorsAssesses long-term effects of an inadequate dietDiscusses potential and actual outcomes for the different disordersIncludes a review of the research conducted within the field and critical appraisal of key research papers


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 96 pages
  • Publisher: The Royal College of Psychiatrists
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  • Category: Age groups: children
  • ISBN: 9781901242768



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