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    Discuss parental contribution to adolescent obesity

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    Please locate peer review journals to help in my research based on behavioral, psychosocial and environmental perspectives including primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention techniques.

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    Adolescent Obesity:

    Obesity has become more prevalent in society including adolescent obesity. The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2011) states between 16 and 33 percent of children and adolescents are obese in which the annual cost to society for obesity is estimated at nearly $100 billion. A study found that those whose fathers or mothers were obese, watched television for more than 2 hours a day on weekdays and slept for less than 7.75 hours a day at weekends had ...

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    This solution of 276 words discusses the current conditions of adolescent obesity and provides important studies referring to the behavioral, psychosocial and environmental perspectives.