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Crystal Lim publishes book on psychological treatment of pediatric obesity

May 17, 2024

Congratulations to Crystal Lim, Department of Health Psychology chair, on the recent publication of “Psychological Approaches to the Treatment of Pediatric Obesity.” Lim wrote the book with Thomaseo Burton, a clinical psychologist with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

The book was published by the American Psychological Association and was designed to be a comprehensive guide for clinical practice and training. Lim said it examines the intersecting roles of gender, race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and other key factors that contribute to the onset and maintenance of pediatric obesity.

Additional information on the book is available through the American Psychological Association as well as Amazon.

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Crystal Lim

Crystal Lim

Health Psychology Department Chair and Associate Professor