DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2014.11.006
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Maria Alexina Ribeiro, Vladimir de Araújo Albuquerque Melo, Heron Flores Nogueira, Marília Marques da Silva, Ilckmans Bergma Moreira Mugarte, Aldenira Barbosa Cavalcante, Jamile Xavier Fernandes de Castro

Abstract: Regarded by the World Health Organization as a public health matter, an analysis of the statistics shows a significant increase of obesity in children, adolescents, and adults in many parts of the world. Family inclusion in childhood obesity treatment has been recommended in many scientific studies, and an intervention including families presupposes knowledge of their dynamics and influence on disease onset and maintenance. In this sense, the present work aims to present data of research with one family that i…

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