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  • 1.Addressing the obesity epidemic: Why should psychologists care?
    Dr. Suzanne Bennett Johnson discusses how psychologists can play a role in addressing the obesity and diabetes epidemics.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (April 2012)
  • 2.Obesity
    Obesity is marked by excess accumulation of body fat caused by genetic factors and behavioral factors — especially eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity can lead to diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea and other problems.
    Psychology Topic
  • 3.Big kids
    Behavioral health experts are fighting the childhood obesity epidemic from a variety of angles, including home environment, healthy communities and school, and television commercials.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (December 2012)
  • 4.African-American women at risk
    The obesity epidemic disproportionally affects black women. The trend is decreasing black women's life expectancy and increasing their chances of developing a host of ailments, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and arthritis.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (January 2013)
  • 5.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 2)
    Current Public Interest policies of the American Psychological Association, on subjects such as disabilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, antisemitism, obesity and ethnic minorities.
    Policy
  • 6.The impact of food advertising on childhood obesity
    The childhood obesity epidemic is a serious public health problem that increases morbidity, mortality and has substantial long term economic and social costs. Research has found strong associations between increases in advertising for nonnutritious foods and rates of childhood obesity.
    Brochure/Pamphlet (November 2010)
  • 7.Presentations delivered by Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD
    National and international presentations by 2012 APA President Suzanne Bennett Johnson, PhD, on psychology's medical and research contributions.
    Web Page
  • 8.Obesity epidemic
    Dr. Suzanne Bennett Johnson discusses the growing obesity epidemic and the stigmatization of overweight people.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (October 2012)
  • 9.Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century
    This report describes the diverse population of immigrants and addresses the psychological experience of immigration, focusing on factors that impede and facilitate adjustment.
    Report
  • 10.Roster: APA Guideline Development Panel for Obesity
    The APA Board of Directors appointed the panel in December 2012 to develop a treatment guideline for obesity across the lifespan.
    Web Page (November 2012)
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