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Handbook of obesity treatment

Author: Thomas A Wadden; Albert J Stunkard
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive handbook guides mental health, medical, and allied health professionals through the process of planning and delivering individualized treatment services for those seeking help for obesity.
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Genre/Form: Illustrations
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Wadden; Albert J Stunkard
ISBN: 1572307226 9781572307223 9781405131148 1405131144 1593850948 9781593850944
OCLC Number: 47295997
Notes: Revision of: Obesity. 2nd ed. 1993.
Description: xv, 624 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Prevalence, Consequences, and Etiology of Obesity --
1. Epidemiology and Health and Economic Consequences of Obesity / Alison E. Field, Joaquin Barnoya, and Graham A. Colditz --
2. Body Weight Regulation: Neural, Endocrine, and Autocrine Mechanisms / Streamson C. Chua, Jr., and Rudolph L. Leibel --
3. Energy Metabolism and Obesity / P.A. Tataranni and Eric Ravussin --
4. Genetics and Common Obesities : Background, Current Status, Strategies, and Future Prospects / R. Arlen Price --
5. Confronting the Toxic Environment : Environmental Public Health Actions in a World Crisis / Katherine Battle Horgen and Kelly D. Brownell --
6. Binge-Eating Disorder and Night-Eating Syndrome / Albert J. Stunkard --
Part II. Health Consequences of Weight Reduction --
7. The Relationship of Intentional Weight Loss to Disease Incidence and Mortality / Edward W. Gregg and David F. Williamson --
8. Psychosocial Consequences of Obesity and Weight Loss / Thomas A. Wadden [and others] --
Part III. Assessment of the Obese Adult --
9. Medical Evaluation of the Obese Patient / Richard L. Atkinson --
10. Behavioral Assessment of the Obese Patient / Thomas A. Wadden and Suzanne Phelan --
Part IV. Treatment of Adult Obesity --11. The Treatment of Obesity : An Overview / Thomas A. Wadden and Suzette Osei --
12. Popular Diets for Treatment of Overweight and Obesity / Kathleen Melanson and Johanna Dwyer --
13. Exercise and Weight Management / Steven N. Blair and Elizabeth A. Leermakers --
14. Behavioral Weight Control / Rena R. Wing --
15. Drug Treatment of Obesity / George A. Bray --16. Surgical Treatment of Obesity / Rifat Latifi [and others] --
17. Improving the Maintenance of Weight Lost in Behavioral Treatment of Obesity / Michael G. Perri and Joyce A. Corsica --
Part V. Treatment of Adult Obesity : Additional Approaches and Resources --
18. Treatment of Obesity in the Primary Care Setting / Louis J. Aronne --
19. Commercial and Self-Help Weight Loss Programs / Leslie G. Womble, Shirley S. Wang, and Thomas A. Wadden --
20. Obesity Treatment in Minorities / Shiriki K. Kumanyika --
21. Obesity and Body Image Disturbance / David B. Sarwer and J. Kevin Thompson --
22. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Obesity / Zafra Cooper and Christopher G. Fairburn --
23. Obesity, Weight Management, and Self-Esteem / Carol Johnson --
24. Nondieting Approaches : Principles, Practices, and Evidence / Gary D. Foster and Brian G. McGuckin --
Part VI. Childhood Obesity and Obesity Prevention --
25. Development of Childhood Obesity / Robert I. Berkowitz and Albert J. Stunkard --
26. Treatment of Pediatric Obesity / Gary S. Goldfield, Hollie A. Raynor, and Leonard H. Epstein --
27. Prevention of Obesity / Kathryn H. Schmitz and Robert W. Jeffery.
Other Titles: Obesity.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas A. Wadden, Albert J. Stunkard.
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