Giving Careers Education
GENERAL: Obese Youth - Psychosocial Comorbidities
Dr. Ward-Begnoche addresses the comorbid mood and behavior disorders associated with pediatric/adolescent obesity.

Learner Objectives:

  • Identify the comorbid mood and behavior disorders associated with pediatric/adolescent obesity
  • Discuss maladaptive eating patterns seen in pediatric/adolescent obesity including emotional eating, boredom eating, binge eating, nighttime eating syndrome, hyperphagia, addictive behaviors
  • Describe common issues in the family that inhibit successful changes in obese youth

If you want CME credit for this course, you will take a pre-test before viewing the video.  View instructions and link to video.

Audience: Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Healthcare Professionals
Release Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Retire Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Course Materials:
Wendy Ward-Begnoche, PhD
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, Arkansas
Accreditation Statement:
CME Enduring Material
Cook Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cook Children's designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Social Work
Cook Children’s is approved as a provider of continuing education for Social Workers by the Texas Board of Social Work Examiners (Provider # 5164). This activity is designated for a maximum of 1.0 Social Worker contact hours.

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