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Handbook of obesity : etiology and pathophysiology

Author: George A Bray; Claude Bouchard; W P T James
Publisher: New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Offering perspectives on the history, prevalence and genetics of obesity, this book examines the origins and etiology of obesity. It considers the relationship between behavioural neuroscience and obesity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of obesity.
New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2004
(DLC) 2004273493
(OCoLC)54680229
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George A Bray; Claude Bouchard; W P T James
ISBN: 0824759753 9780824759759
OCLC Number: 55701904
Description: 1 online resource (1046 pages)
Contents: Part I. Evaluation --
1. Classification and Evaluation of the Overweight Patient / George A. Bray --
2. Obesity and the Primary Care Physician / Robert F. Kushner and Louis J. Aronne --
3. Cultural Differences as Influences on Approaches to Obesity Treatment / Shiriki Kumanyika --
4. Bias, Prejudice, Discrimination, and Obesity / Rebecca M. Puhl and Kelly D. Brownell --
Part II. Prevention --
5. Prevention of Obesity / W. Philip T. James and Timothy P. Gill --
6. Influence of Obesity-Producing Environments / Boyd Anthony Swinburn and Garry J. Egger --
7. Prevention and Management of Dyslipidemia and the Metabolic Syndrome in Obese Patients / Scott M. Grundy --
8. Obesity and Eating Disorders / Susan Z. Yanovski and Albert J. Stunkard --
Part II. Treatment --
9. Behavioral Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity / Rena R. Wing --
10. Exercise as a Treatment for Obesity / Wayne C. Miller and Thomas A. Wadden --
11. Preventing Weight Regain After Weight Loss / Michael G. Perri and John P. Foreyt --
12. Sympathomimetic and Serotonergic Drugs Used to Treat Obesity / George A. Bray and Donna H. Ryan --
13. Drugs That Modify Fat Absorption and Alter Metabolism / Luc F. Van Gaal and George A. Bray --
14. Leptin : From Laboratory to Clinic / Jose F. Caro and Robert V. Considine --
15. Drugs on the Horizon and Drugs Relegated to History / Roland T. Jung and George A. Bray --
16. Drugs with Thermogenic Properties / Arne Astrup and Soren Toubro --
17. Herbal and Alternative Approaches to Obesity / Frank L. Greenway and David Heber --
18. Surgical Treatment of Obesity : An Overview and Results from the SOS Study / Lars Sjostrom.
Responsibility: edited by George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard.

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"there are many tables and figures, each chapter is richly referenced." -Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews

 
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