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Eating Disorders and Obesity : A Comprehensive Handbook - (Hardcover)

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In this handbook, psychologists, psychiatrists, food and nutrition specialists, and others from Europe, Australia, the US, and Mexico provide 108 chapters on eating disorders and obesity. They address the biological, psychological, and social processes underlying weight regulation and eating behavior, including neural, hormonal, and genetic influences and the role of developmental and family factors, dieting, and body image problems; various eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, and night eating syndrome, and their clinical characteristics, epidemiology and etiology, treatment, and prevention; and the epidemiology and etiology, clinical characteristics, treatment, prevention, and policy related to obesity. Revised and updated, this edition has new chapters; more on obesity prevention and policy; and new topics like epigenetics, body weight and neurocognitive function, stress and emotion regulation, the gut microbiome, and surgical interventions for obesity. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 690
Genre: Psychology, Medical, Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Language: English
Street Date: March 3, 2017
TCIN: 51874373
UPC: 9781462529063
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-2829
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