Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children, Second Edition

Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children, Second Edition

Editor(s): Peter G. Kopelman, Ian D. Caterson, William H. Dietz

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405116725

Online ISBN: 9780470987087

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987087

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Highly Commended in the 2006 British Medical Association Book Awards (Endocrinology)

This Second Edition brings together more than 20 internationally recognized experts in the field to provide a timely review of current knowledge. The text remains an invaluable resource for all healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients who are obese.

New features of this Second Edition include:

  • Addition of two new co-editors - Professor Bill Dietz, USA and Professor Ian Caterson, Australia
  • Increased number of contributors from around the globe - providing a truly international perspective
  • Includes new information about the causes of obesity, its complications and new (and novel) methods of prevention and treatment
  • Reorganized into sections that address obesity and its social and cultural aspects, biology, associated diseases, life stages (pediatric and adult), management, and environmental and policy approaches

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Obesity

    1. Chapter 3

      Social Consequences of Obesity (pages 29–45)

      Rebecca M. Puhl, Kathryn E. Henderson and Kelly D. Brownell

  2. Part 2: Biology of Obesity

  3. Part 3: Obesity and Disease

  4. Part 4: Childhood Obesity

  5. Part 5: Adult Obesity

    1. Chapter 19

      Adult Obesity: Fertility (pages 281–295)

      Stephen Robinson, Stephen Franks and Jasmine Leonce

  6. Part 6: Management

  7. Part 7: Environmental and Policy Approaches

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