hrp0086p1-p483 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P1 | ESPE2016

The Effectiveness of a Stress Management Intervention Program in the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence

Stavrou Stavroula , Nicolaides Nicolas C. , Papageorgiou Ifigeneia , Papadopoulou Pinelopi , Terzioglou Eleni , Darviri Christina , Chrousos George P. , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents a major health problem of our century, and accounts for a significant increase in morbidity and mortality in adulthood. In addition to the increased consumption of calories and lack of exercise, accumulating evidence suggests that childhood obesity is strongly associated with prolonged and excessive activation of the stress system.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of our study was to assess the ...