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The purpose of the study is to determine whether a novel model of including parents in adolescent weight control results in greater decrease in adolescent z-BMI compared to an intervention with minimal parent involvement.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Behavioral Weight Control with Enhanced Parent Involvement, Behavioral Weight Control with Minimal Parent Involvement
The Miriam Hospital
The Miriam Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:07-0400
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