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Obesity : causes, mechanisms, prevention, and treatment / edited by Elliott M. Blass.

  • Blass, Elliott M., 1940-
[2008], ©2008
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Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, [2008], ©2008.

Physical description

xx, 471 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Critical introduction to obesity / Gerard P. Smith -- The epidemiology of obesity: causal roots, routes of cause / Viktor E. Bovbjerg -- Metabolic influences on the controls of meal size / Timothy H. Moran -- Obesity and addiction / Roy A. Wise -- The logic of sensory and hedonic comparisons: are the obese different? / Derek J. Snyder and Linda M. Bartoshuk --
Development of eating behavior: immediate and long-term consequences / Julie Lumeng -- Learning and hedonic contributions to human obesity / Martin R. Yeomans -- Exercise for obesity treatment and prevention: current perspectives and controversies / Shaun M. Filiault -- Built environments and obesity / Jeffry Sobal and Brian Wansink -- From protocols to populations: establishing a role for energy density of food in the obesity epidemic / Marion M. Hetherington and Barbara J. Rolls --
Proposed modifications to the Food Stamp Program: likely effects and their policy implications / Conner C. Mullally ... [et al.] -- Environmental food messages and childhood obesity / Shauna Harrison, Darcy A. Thompson, and Dina L.G. Borzekowski -- A framework for the treatment of obesity: early support / Cecilia Bergh ... [et al.] -- Epilogue / Elliott M. Blass.


  • English

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    Medical Collection WD210 2008O11


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