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A qualitative study of the day-to-day lives of obese Mexican-American adolescent females.

Authors
  • Taylor, Sharonda Alston
  • Garland, Beth H
  • Sanchez-Fournier, Blanca E
  • Allen, Kaitlyn Florence
  • Doak, Jean S
  • Wiemann, Constance M
Type
Published Article
Journal
PEDIATRICS
Publisher
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2013
Volume
131
Issue
6
Pages
1132–1138
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2012-2114
PMID: 23713106
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Responses by the adolescents and their families highlighted the intersection of adolescence and Mexican-American culture and the daily challenges of obesity. Recommendations for providers include incorporating knowledge of adolescent development and culturally sensitive care into treatment recommendations.

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