Obesity: Pathophysiology, Psychology, and Treatment

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George L. Blackburn, Beatrice Stefannie Kanders
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1994 - Health & Fitness - 368 pages
This volume explores basic and advanced aspects of our understanding of and current treatment for obesity. Contributors provide a multidisciplinary overview of this disease and offer practical guidance on state-of-the-art methods of assessment and treatment.
 

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Contents

An Overview
1
Medical Evaluation and Classification
9
Clinical Evaluation of Body
39
Metabolic Abnormalities of Obesity
80
The Endocrinology of Obesity
98
Mechanisms of Appetite and Body
110
Obesity and Exercise
123
The Psychology of Obesity Weight Loss
140
Use of Exercise for Weight Control
217
Behavioral Management of Obesity
231
Surgical Treatment of Obesity
264
Pharmacologic Therapy for Obesity
283
Promoting LongTerm Weigh Maintenance
300
Relapse Prevention in the Treatment
312
Models for Multidisciplinary
324
Karen Quitzau B
334

LongTerm Health Effects Associated with
167
Popular Diets and Use of Moderate Caloric
185
VeryLowCalorie Diets for the Treatment
197
Dawn E Norton B
340
Appendix
353
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George L. Blackburn was born in McPherson, Kansas on February 12, 1936. He was a surgeon, clinician, teacher, researcher, author, and public health advocate. He made numerous contributions in the fields nutrition medicine, hyperalimentation, weight loss, and obesity surgery. He died on February 20, 2017 at the age of 81.

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