Handbook of Obesity: Clinical Applications

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George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard
CRC Press, Dec 5, 2003 - Medical - 408 pages
With rates of obesity soaring to epidemic proportions, this reference strives to unearth new treatment regimens and pharmaceuticals for the prevention and treatment of obesity. Offering the latest recommendations and research from the most respected leaders in the field, the Second Edition compiles the most noteworthy studies on the evaluation and
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Classification and Evaluation of the Overweight Patient
1
Chapter 2 Obesity and the Primary Care Physician
33
Chapter 3 Cultural Differences as Influences on Approaches to Obesity Treatment
45
Chapter 4 Bias Prejudice Discrimination and Obesity
69
Chapter 5 Prevention of Obesity
75
Chapter 6 Influence of ObesityProducing Environments
97
Chapter 7 Prevention and Management of Dyslipidemia and the Metabolic Syndrome in Obese Patients
115
Chapter 8 Obesity and Eating Disorders
131
Chapter 12 Sympathomimetic and Serotonergic Drugs Used to Treat Obesity
201
Chapter 13 Drugs That Modify Fat Absorption and Alter Metabolism
253
From Laboratory to Clinic
275
Chapter 15 Drugs on the Horizon and Drugs Relegated to History
297
Chapter 16 Drugs with Thermogenic Properties
315
Chapter 17 Herbal and Alternative Approaches to Obesity
329
An Overview and Resultsfrom the SOS Study
359
Index
391

Chapter 9 Behavioral Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity
147
Chapter 10 Exercise as a Treatment for Obesity
169
Chapter 11 Preventing Weight Regain After Weight Loss
185
Back Cover
408
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