Melissa S Xanthopoulos

Summary

Affiliation: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The association between weight loss in caregivers and adolescents in a treatment trial of adolescents with obesity
    Melissa S Xanthopoulos
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:766-74. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The impact of weight, sex, and race/ethnicity on body dissatisfaction among urban children
    Melissa S Xanthopoulos
    Department of Child Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Body Image 8:385-9. 2011
  3. pmc Meal replacements in the treatment of adolescent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert I Berkowitz
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1193-9. 2011
  4. pmc Treatment of adolescent obesity comparing self-guided and group lifestyle modification programs: a potential model for primary care
    Robert I Berkowitz
    MD, The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3440 Market Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:978-86. 2013
  5. pmc Threshold for improvement in insulin sensitivity with adolescent weight loss
    Pamela Abrams
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 163:785-90. 2013
  6. pmc Maintenance of weight loss in adolescents: current status and future directions
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Obes 2010:789280. 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc The association between weight loss in caregivers and adolescents in a treatment trial of adolescents with obesity
    Melissa S Xanthopoulos
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:766-74. 2013
    ..The relationship between weight change in caregivers and their adolescents was evaluated following a randomized trial of lifestyle modification for adolescents, which included either a conventional diet or meal replacements...
  2. doi request reprint The impact of weight, sex, and race/ethnicity on body dissatisfaction among urban children
    Melissa S Xanthopoulos
    Department of Child Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Body Image 8:385-9. 2011
    ..Results highlight the strong need for additional research so that more definitive conclusions may be drawn regarding the development of body image among diverse groups of children...
  3. pmc Meal replacements in the treatment of adolescent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert I Berkowitz
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1193-9. 2011
    ..Across groups, mean reduction in BMI from baseline to month 12 was 3.4 ± 0.7% (P < 0.01). Use of MR significantly improved short-term weight loss, compared with CD, but its continued use did not improve maintenance of lost weight...
  4. pmc Treatment of adolescent obesity comparing self-guided and group lifestyle modification programs: a potential model for primary care
    Robert I Berkowitz
    MD, The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3440 Market Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 38:978-86. 2013
    ..17% (0.99%) decrease in the Self-Guided LMP (p = 0.92). Both treatments were significantly effective in reducing body mass index. Given its brevity, the Self-Guided LMP offers an innovative approach for primary care. ..
  5. pmc Threshold for improvement in insulin sensitivity with adolescent weight loss
    Pamela Abrams
    Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr 163:785-90. 2013
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  6. pmc Maintenance of weight loss in adolescents: current status and future directions
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Obes 2010:789280. 2010
    ..More research is needed on the management of adolescent obesity, which has been overlooked when compared with research on the treatment of obesity in children and adults...