Obesity and Weight Control: The Health Professional's Guide to Understanding and Treatment

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Aspen Pub, 1988 - Business & Economics - 465 pages
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This is a comprehensive, thorough guide with scientific rationale and clinical approaches concerning everything from appetite regulation, The role of hormones, and energy metabolism, To assessment, treatment modalities, and obesity and pregnancy. You'll also get much needed treatment strategies for obesity in children And The elderly, eating management, nutrition, counseling, diet, exercise, behavior modification, relapse prevention, drug and surgical treatment, and more.

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Contents

Chapter 2Mechanisms of Appetite and BodyWeight Regulation
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Chapter 3Role of Hormones in the Etiology and Pathogenesis
35
Chapter 4Energy Metabolism and Thermogenesis in Obesity
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