Obesity : evaluation and treatment essentials / edited by G. Michael Steelman, Eric C. Westman, - 2nd ed. - Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2016. - xv, 340 p. : ill ; 26 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Obesity : the scope of a growing problem / Harold C. Seim -- Etiologies of obesity / Larry A. Richardson -- Health hazards of obesity / G. Michael Steelman -- Evaluation of the obese patient / G. Michael Steelman & James T. Cooper -- Dietary treatment of the obese individual / Eric C. Westman, Mary C. Vernon, and James A. Wortman -- The role of physical activity in the treatment of the obese individual / Deborah Bade Horn -- Behavioral modification / Erin Chamberlin -- Pharmacotherapy / Ed J. Hendricks -- Maintenance of weight loss / Scott Rigden -- Surgical treatment of the obese individual / John B. Cleek and Eric C. Westman -- Medical treatment of pediatric obesity / Eric C. Westman -- Binge eating disorder (BED) : etiology, assessment, diagnosis and treatment / Ralph Carson -- Current research and future hope / Frank L. Greenway and Steven R. Smith.

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Obesity--therapy.
Obesity--Prevention.

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