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Title Obesity : global impact and epidemiology / edited by Raman Mehrzad
Published Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Cambridge, MA : Elsevier, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 200 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Contents Bidirectional association between depression and obesity -- Psychosocial functioning as a risk factor for obesity -- Childhood interpersonal violence -- PTSD -- Childhood high-risk behaviors/substance abuse -- ADHD -- Obesity as a risk factor for worsened psychosocial functioning -- Weight-based discrimination -- Eating disorders -- Substance use disorder -- References -- Chapter 8: The role of diet in the obesity epidemic -- Introduction -- The energy balance equation -- Appetite regulation -- The effect of macronutrients on obesity -- Carbohydrates -- Fat -- Proteins -- Obesity and diets
Chapter 4: Etiology of obesity -- Introduction -- Onset and etiology of obesity -- Childhood and adolescence -- Females -- Pregnancy -- Oral contraceptives -- Menopause -- Male -- Built-in environment -- Access to food -- Lifetime -- Behavioral factors -- Disabilities -- Diet -- Smoking -- Medical conditions -- Mental health -- Medications -- Socioeconomic factors -- Ethnicity -- References -- Chapter 5: The global impact of obesity -- Global concerns -- Global health care concerns -- Global ranks and trends in obesity -- Economic concerns -- References -- Chapter 6: The health impact of obesity
Descriptive epidemiology -- Analytic epidemiology -- Cross-sectional studies -- Case-control studies -- Case cross-over studies -- Cohort studies -- Experimental epidemiology -- Randomized controlled trials -- Non-RCT studies -- The future of research in obesity epidemiology -- References -- Chapter 3: Prevalence and trends in obesity in the United States and affluent countries -- Introduction -- Measuring prevalence -- Past trends -- Prevalence of obesity in adults -- Global prevalence of obesity in adults -- Prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents -- Future trends -- References
Hypocaloric diets
Intro -- Obesity: Global Impact and Epidemiology -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Chapter 1: Definition and introduction to epidemiology of obesity -- Overview and definition of obesity -- Brief prevalence of obesity -- Epidemiological studies -- Multidisciplinary approach to obesity -- Health consequences of obesity -- Brief etiology of obesity -- Cost of obesity -- Goal of obesity research -- References -- Chapter 2: Study design in obesity epidemiology research -- Introduction -- Research domains in obesity epidemiology -- Study designs in obesity epidemiology
Introduction -- Physical health impacts -- Metabolic syndrome and diabetes -- Hypertension and cardiovascular disease -- Cerebrovascular disease and stroke -- Respiratory disorders -- Cancer -- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease -- Musculoskeletal disease -- Surgical risks -- Disability and mortality -- Impact on mental health -- Impact on social well-being -- Quality of life -- Spiritual health impacts -- References -- Chapter 7: Psychosocial factors and outcomes of obesity -- Introduction -- Association between obesity and psychosocial functioning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 10, 2020)
Subject Obesity
Obesity.
Form Electronic book
Author Mehrzad, Raman, author
ISBN 0128188405
9780128188408