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Author Kedesdy, Jurgen Horst.

Title Childhood feeding disorders : biobehavioral assessment and intervention / by Jurgen H. Kedesdy and Karen S. Budd
Published Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., [1998]


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 MELB  618.92 Ked/Cfd  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 402 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: Feeding from a Biobehavioral Perspective -- 2. Biological Factors in Feeding and Growth: Medical Approaches to Treatment / Robert Needlman, Robin H. Adair and Karen Bresnahan -- 3. Assessment of Environmental Factors in Feeding: An Overview -- 4. Environmental Interventions in Feeding: An Overview -- 5. Children Who Eat Too Little: From Mild to Extreme Selectivity -- 6. Undereating with Growth Deficiency: Failure to Thrive and Related Disorders -- 7. Children with Chronic Illness -- 8. Children with Delays in Feeding Skills -- 9. Children Who Eat the Wrong Things: Pica and Rumination -- 10. Children Who Eat Too Much: Obesity and Hyperphagia
Summary No matter how severe the feeding problem - in infancy or childhood - this unique resource offers useful clinical guidelines for comprehensive assessment and treatment. Detailed case studies illustrate individualized assessments, causal analyses, interventions, and outcomes for a wide range of childhood feeding disorders. Based on the best available research and contemporary practice, this text thoroughly reviews relevant terminology, prevalence data, etiological factors, diagnostic criteria, and treatment options. Its interdisciplinary perspective equips diverse child health care providers and feeding specialists with a sound basis for effective collaboration when working with children and their families
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nutrition disorders in children -- Prevention.
Nutrition disorders in children.
Nutrition Disorders.
Author Budd, Karen S.
LC no. 97052164
ISBN 1557663165