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Table 9 Summary of Sessions with Social Worker

From: Lifestyle modification and metformin as long-term treatment options for obese adolescents: study protocol

Elective Psychosocial Sessions
Taught at the discretion of the social worker and therefore may include but not limited to curriculum below
Timing and detail may be modified to meet individual needs
Month 3-24 Self-esteem
  Body image
  Media and peer pressure
  Teasing/bullying/social exclusion/stigmatization
  Coping strategies and problem-solving
  Increasing family time/activities/involvement
  Increasing and enhancing family communication
  Sustainable change
  Increasing ownership and responsibility in study
  Scheduling and time management
  Financial constraints (cost-effective strategies for healthy living)