Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook

Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook

by Kelly D. Brownell
     
 

This unique handbook presents and integrates virtually all that is currently known about eating disorders and obesity in one authoritative, accessible, and eminently practical volume. From leading international authorities, 101 concise chapters clearly synthesize the latest information on all pertinent topics, from biological issues and social variables associated

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This unique handbook presents and integrates virtually all that is currently known about eating disorders and obesity in one authoritative, accessible, and eminently practical volume. From leading international authorities, 101 concise chapters clearly synthesize the latest information on all pertinent topics, from biological issues and social variables associated with risk, to research findings and clinical methods for measurement and treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898628500
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
04/14/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
583
Product dimensions:
7.33(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.48(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
A Note for Readers
About the Editors
Contributors
1Central Physiological Determinants of Eating Behavior and Body Weight5
2Peripheral Physiological Determinants of Eating and Body Weight11
3Genetic Influences on Body Weight16
4Constitutional Thinness and Resistance to Obesity22
5The Molecular Genetics of Body Weight Regulation26
6Leptin and Body Weight Regulation32
7Energy Intake and Body Weight37
8A Psychobiological System Approach to Appetite and Weight Control43
9Taste, Taste Preferences, and Body Weight50
10Energy Expenditure and Body Weight55
11Body Composition62
12The Nature of the Regulation of Energy Balance67
13Acquisition of Food Preferences and Eating Patterns in Children75
14Prevalence and Demographics of Dieting80
15Experimental Studies of Dieting84
16Dietary Restraint and Overeating88
17The Controversy over Dieting93
18The Psychology of Binge Eating98
19Sociocultural Influences on Body Image and Eating Disturbance103
20Stigma, Discrimination, and Obesity108
21Body Image and Body Dysmorphic Disorder113
22Measurement of Total Energy Stores121
23Measurement of Food Intake126
24Measurement of Energy Expenditure131
25Measurement of Physical Activity136
26Measurement of Eating Disorder Psychopathology141
27History of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa151
28Classification and Diagnosis of Eating Disorders155
29Clinical Presentation of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa162
30Atypical Eating Disorders (Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified)171
31Binge Eating Disorder178
32Night Eating Syndrome183
33Eating Disorders in Males188
34Anxiety, Depression, and Eating Disorders193
35Eating Disorders and Addictive Disorders199
36Personality and Eating Disorders204
37Childhood-Onset Eating Disorders210
38Families of Patients with Eating Disorders215
39Eating Disorders and Childrearing221
40Course and Outcome of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa226
41Distribution of Eating Disorders233
42Genetic Epidemiology of Eating Disorders238
43Molecular Genetics of Eating Disorders243
44Risk Factors for Eating Disorders247
45Gender, Ethnicity, and Eating Disorders251
46Sport, Occupation, and Eating Disorders256
47Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Eating Disorders260
48Physiology of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa293
49Central Nervous System Neurotransmitter Activity in Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa272
50Medical Complications of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa278
51Eating Disorders in Diabetes Mellitus286
52Eating Disorder Services293
53Clinical Assessment of Patients with Eating Disorders298
54Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa302
55Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa308
56Family Therapy and Eating Disorders314
57Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Eating Disorders320
58Pharmacological Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa325
59Day Hospital Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa330
60Inpatient Treatment and Medical Management of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa335
61Compulsory Treatment in the Management of Eating Disorders340
62Management of Patients with Intractable Eating Disorders345
63Psychological Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder350
64Pharmacological Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder354
65Self-Help Books in the Treatment of Eating Disorders358
66Eating Disorders and the Internet362
67Prevention of Eating Disorders367
68Definition and Classification of Obesity377
69A Brief History of Obesity382
70Obesity and Quality of Life388
71Psychological Consequences of Obesity393
72Obesity and Body Image399
73Binge Eating in Obese Persons403
74A World View of the Obesity Problem411
75Prevalence and Demographics of Obesity417
76Epidemiology of Health Risks Associated with Obesity422
77Epidemiology and Causes of Obesity in Children429
78The Environment and Obesity433
79Obesity in Minority Populations439
80Pregnancy and Weight Gain445
81Age and Obesity449
82The Health Economics of Obesity and Weight Loss453
83An Overview of the Etiology of Obesity460
84Medical Complications of Obesity in Adults467
85Medical Consequences of Obesity in Children and Adolescents473
86The Metabolic Syndrome477
87Weight Loss and Risk Factors484
88Effects of Weight Loss on Morbidity and Mortality490
89Metabolic Effects of Exercise in Overweight Individuals495
90Social and Psychological Effects of Weight Loss500
91Goals of Obesity Treatment507
92Clinical Assessment of Obese Patients512
93Exercise in the Management of Obesity518
94Behavioral Treatment for Obesity524
95Meal Replacements in the Treatment of Obesity529
96Very-Low-Calorie Diets534
97Popular Diets539
98Commercial and Self-Help Weight Loss Programs546
99Current Pharmacological Treatments for Obesity551
100Pharmacological Treatments on the Horizon557
101Surgery for Obesity: Procedures and Weight Loss562
102Surgery for Obesity: Psychosocial and Medical Outcomes568
103Management of Obesity in Children573
104Treatment of Obesity in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes578
105Weight Loss Programs for Minority Populations583
106Characteristics of Successful Weight Maintainers588
107Improving Maintenance in Behavioral Treatment593
108The Management of Body Image Problems599
109Nondieting Approaches604
110Obesity and the Internet609
111Public Health Approaches to the Management of Obesity613
112Public Policy and the Prevention of Obesity619
Index625

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