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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Paul R Thomas; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Develop Criteria for Evaluating the Outcomes of Approaches to Prevent and Treat Obesity.
|ISBN:||0309051312 : 9780309051316|
|Description:||xii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Nature and problem of obesity --
Programs for and approaches to treating obesity --
Weighing the options --
Match between program and consumer --
Soundness and safety of the program --
Outcomes of the program --
Weighing the options: application of committee's criteria --
Prevention of obesity --
Research and policy recommendations --
Assessment instruments of relevance to obesity treatment --
Diet readiness test and the general well-being schedule --
Pediatric obesity / Beatrice S. Kanders. Accrediting providers of weight-management services / Arthur Frank --
Biographies of committee members.
|Responsibility:||Committee to Develop Criteria for Evaluating the Outcomes of Approaches to Prevent and Treat Obesity, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine ; Paul R. Thomas, editor.|