Intervention is only the first step in addressing the epidemic of childhood obesity. Multi-sector approaches, including the healthcare system, schools, community organizations, and policy, must be developed to support obesity prevention and intervention services that can be tailored to individual needs and delivered across the lifespan.
Ellen E. Fitzsimmons-Craft & Denise E. Wilfley
Ellen E. Fitzsimmons-Craft is a postdoctoral research scholar at Weight Management and Eating Disorders Program, Dept. of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine; Denise E. Wilfley is Scott Rudolph University Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics and Psychology, Washington University School of Medicine.
Posts by Ellen E. Fitzsimmons-Craft & Denise E. Wilfley
The real Elvis is American, remember, and America is a consumer society. The desires we project, the stuff we buy—that is what feels real to us. It lets us have any Elvis we want. He left plenty of kitsch in his wake, plenty of pseudo-religion, plenty of Elvis jokes—but he was not, is not, a joke. He lived our contradictions, released our inhibitions, and lost himself in the process.