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Title Obesity : causes, mechanisms, prevention, and treatment / edited by Elliott M. Blass
Published Sunderland, MA : Sinauer Associates, [2008]


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Description xx, 471 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 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 Wise -- The logic of sensory and hedonic comparisons: are the obese different? / Linda 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 / Brian Wansink -- From protocols to populations: establishing a role for energy density of food in the obesity epidemic / Marion M. Hetherington, Barbara J. Rolls -- Proposed modifications to the Food Stamp Program: likely effects and their policy implications / Marilyn Townsend, Stephen A. Vosti -- Environmental food messages and childhood obesity / Dina Borzekowski -- A framework for the treatment of obesity: early support / Cecilia Bergh, Per Sodersten
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Obesity -- Etiology.
Obesity -- Psychological aspects.
Feeding Behavior.
Author Blass, Elliott M., 1940-
LC no. 2008010121
ISBN 9780878932092 hardcover
0878932097 hardcover
9780878930371 paperback
087893037X paperback