Handbook of Eating Disorders: Physiology, Psychology, and Treatment of Obesity, Anorexia, and Bulimia, Volume 236

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Kelly D. Brownell, John Paul Foreyt
Basic Books, 1986 - Medical - 529 pages
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This unique, up-to-date volume not only provides state-of-the-art discussions of the three major eating disorders—anorexia, bulimia, and obesity—by the foremost authorities in the field, but also focuses on all aspects of these disorders, from the health consequences and epidemiology to inpatient and outpatient treatment. Complete references and ample clinical examples make this an essential resource for researchers and clinicians in psychology, psychiatry, medicine, human development, and nutrition.

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OBESITY
3
Physiological Aspects of Obesity
45
A Setpoint Theory of Obesity
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Kelly D. Brownell, PhD, is professor of psychology, epidemiology, and public health, director of graduate studies, and director of the Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders at Yale University. He has served as president of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, and the Division of Health Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

Foreyt is the Director of the Behavioral Medicine Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.

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