Handbook of obesity treatment / edited by Thomas A. Wadden, Albert J. Stunkard.

Contributor(s): Wadden, Thomas A | Stunkard, Albert J | Stunkard, Albert J, 1922-2014Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York ; London : Guilford, c2002Description: xv, 624 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9781572307223 :; 1572307226Uniform titles: Obesity. Subject(s): Obesity -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Weight loss -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Obesity -- etiology | Obesity -- metabolism | Obesity -- therapyDDC classification: 616.398 LOC classification: RC628 | .O32 2002Online resources: Click here to access this book using your OpenAthens username & password (HSE East only). Other regions please contact your local library.
Contents:
PART I. PREVALENCE, CONSEQUENCES, AND ETIOLOGY OF OBESITY -- 1. Epidemiology and Health and Economic Consequences of Obesity 3 -- Alison E. Field, Joaquin Barnoya, and Graham A. Colditz -- 2. Body Weight Regulation: Neural, Endocrine, and Autocrine Mechanisms 19 -- Streamson C. Chua, Jr., and Rudolph L. Leibel -- 3. Energy Metabolism and Obesity 42 -- P. A. Tataranni and Eric Ravussin -- 4. Genetics and Common Obesities: Background, Current Status, Strategies, 73 -- and Future Prospects -- R. Arlen Price -- 5. Confronting the Toxic Environment: Environmental Public Health Actions 95 -- in a World Crisis -- Katherine Battle Horgen and Kelly D. Brownell -- 6. Binge-Eating Disorder and Night-Eating Syndrome 107 -- Albert J. Stunkard -- PART II. HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF WEIGHT REDUCTION -- 7. The Relationship of Intentional Weight Loss to Disease Incidence and Mortality 125 -- Edward W. Gregg and David F. Williamson -- 8. Psychosocial Consequences of Obesity and Weight Loss 144 -- Thomas A. Wadden, Leslie G. Womble, Albert J. Stunkard, and -- Drew A. Anderson -- PART III. ASSESSMENT OF THE OBESE ADULT -- 9. Medical Evaluation of the Obese Patient 173 -- Richard L. Atkinson -- 10. Behavioral Assessment of the Obese Patient 186 -- Thomas A. Wadden and Suzanne Phelan -- PART IV. TREATMENT OF ADULT OBESITY -- 11. The Treatment of Obesity: An Overview 229 -- Thomas A. Wadden and Suzette Osei -- 12. Popular Diets for Treatment of Overweight and Obesity 249 -- Kathleen Melanson and Johanna Dwyer -- 13. Exercise and Weight Management 283 -- Steven N. Blair and Elizabeth A. Leermakers -- 14. Behavioral Weight Control 301 -- Rena R. Wing -- 15. Drug Treatment of Obesity 317 -- George A. Bray -- 16. Surgical Treatment of Obesity 339 -- Rifat Latifi, John M. Kellum, Eric J. De Maria, and Harvey J. Sugerman -- 17. Improving the Maintenance of Weight Lost in Behavioral Treatment of Obesity 357 -- Michael G. Perri and Joyce A. Corsica -- PART V. TREATMENT OF ADULT OBESITY: -- ADDITIONAL APPROACHES AND RESOURCES -- 18. Treatment of Obesity in the Primary Care Setting 383 -- Louis J. Aronne -- 19. Commercial and Self-Help Weight Loss Programs 395 -- Leslie G. Womble, Shirley S. Wang, and Thomas A. Wadden -- 20. Obesity Treatment in Minorities 416 -- Shiriki K. Kumanyika -- 21. Obesity and Body Image Disturbance 447 -- David B. Sarwer and J. Kevin Thompson -- 22. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Obesity 465 -- Zafra Cooper and Christopher G. Fairburn -- 23. Obesity, Weight Management, and Self-Esteem 480 -- Carol Johnson -- 24. Nondieting Approaches: Principles, Practices, and Evidence 494 -- Gary D. Foster and Brian G. McGuckin -- PART VI. CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND OBESITY PREVENTION -- 25. Development of Childhood Obesity 515 -- Robert I. Berkowitz and Albert J. Stunkard -- 26. Treatment of Pediatric Obesity 532 -- Gary S. Goldfield, Hollie A. Raynor, and Leonard H. Epstein -- 27. Prevention of Obesity 556 -- Kathryn H. Schmitz and Robert W. Jeffery.
Summary: This comprehensive handbook guides mental health, medical, and allied health professionals through the process of planning and delivering individualized treatment services for those seeking help for obesity.
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Revision of: Obesity. 2nd ed. 1993.

Includes bibliographic references and index.

PART I. PREVALENCE, CONSEQUENCES, AND ETIOLOGY OF OBESITY -- 1. Epidemiology and Health and Economic Consequences of Obesity 3 -- Alison E. Field, Joaquin Barnoya, and Graham A. Colditz -- 2. Body Weight Regulation: Neural, Endocrine, and Autocrine Mechanisms 19 -- Streamson C. Chua, Jr., and Rudolph L. Leibel -- 3. Energy Metabolism and Obesity 42 -- P. A. Tataranni and Eric Ravussin -- 4. Genetics and Common Obesities: Background, Current Status, Strategies, 73 -- and Future Prospects -- R. Arlen Price -- 5. Confronting the Toxic Environment: Environmental Public Health Actions 95 -- in a World Crisis -- Katherine Battle Horgen and Kelly D. Brownell -- 6. Binge-Eating Disorder and Night-Eating Syndrome 107 -- Albert J. Stunkard -- PART II. HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF WEIGHT REDUCTION -- 7. The Relationship of Intentional Weight Loss to Disease Incidence and Mortality 125 -- Edward W. Gregg and David F. Williamson -- 8. Psychosocial Consequences of Obesity and Weight Loss 144 -- Thomas A. Wadden, Leslie G. Womble, Albert J. Stunkard, and -- Drew A. Anderson -- PART III. ASSESSMENT OF THE OBESE ADULT -- 9. Medical Evaluation of the Obese Patient 173 -- Richard L. Atkinson -- 10. Behavioral Assessment of the Obese Patient 186 -- Thomas A. Wadden and Suzanne Phelan -- PART IV. TREATMENT OF ADULT OBESITY -- 11. The Treatment of Obesity: An Overview 229 -- Thomas A. Wadden and Suzette Osei -- 12. Popular Diets for Treatment of Overweight and Obesity 249 -- Kathleen Melanson and Johanna Dwyer -- 13. Exercise and Weight Management 283 -- Steven N. Blair and Elizabeth A. Leermakers -- 14. Behavioral Weight Control 301 -- Rena R. Wing -- 15. Drug Treatment of Obesity 317 -- George A. Bray -- 16. Surgical Treatment of Obesity 339 -- Rifat Latifi, John M. Kellum, Eric J. De Maria, and Harvey J. Sugerman -- 17. Improving the Maintenance of Weight Lost in Behavioral Treatment of Obesity 357 -- Michael G. Perri and Joyce A. Corsica -- PART V. TREATMENT OF ADULT OBESITY: -- ADDITIONAL APPROACHES AND RESOURCES -- 18. Treatment of Obesity in the Primary Care Setting 383 -- Louis J. Aronne -- 19. Commercial and Self-Help Weight Loss Programs 395 -- Leslie G. Womble, Shirley S. Wang, and Thomas A. Wadden -- 20. Obesity Treatment in Minorities 416 -- Shiriki K. Kumanyika -- 21. Obesity and Body Image Disturbance 447 -- David B. Sarwer and J. Kevin Thompson -- 22. Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Obesity 465 -- Zafra Cooper and Christopher G. Fairburn -- 23. Obesity, Weight Management, and Self-Esteem 480 -- Carol Johnson -- 24. Nondieting Approaches: Principles, Practices, and Evidence 494 -- Gary D. Foster and Brian G. McGuckin -- PART VI. CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND OBESITY PREVENTION -- 25. Development of Childhood Obesity 515 -- Robert I. Berkowitz and Albert J. Stunkard -- 26. Treatment of Pediatric Obesity 532 -- Gary S. Goldfield, Hollie A. Raynor, and Leonard H. Epstein -- 27. Prevention of Obesity 556 -- Kathryn H. Schmitz and Robert W. Jeffery.

This comprehensive handbook guides mental health, medical, and allied health professionals through the process of planning and delivering individualized treatment services for those seeking help for obesity.

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