Chapter 7. Behavioural Modification in the Treatment of Obesity

  1. Anthony H. Barnett Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician2 and
  2. Sudhesh Kumar Professor of Medicine3
  1. Brent van Dorsten Associate Professor

Published Online: 7 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470011106.ch7

Obesity and Diabetes

Obesity and Diabetes

How to Cite

van Dorsten, B. (2004) Behavioural Modification in the Treatment of Obesity, in Obesity and Diabetes (eds A. H. Barnett and S. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470011106.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dept of Medicine/Diabetes/Endocrinology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK

  2. 3

    Diabetes & Metabolism, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Box 1650, Mail Stop F-713, Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, Aurora, CO 80010, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470848982

Online ISBN: 9780470011102



  • Introduction

  • Genetics

  • The ‘Toxic Environment’

  • Components of Obesity Treatment

  • Features of Behavioural Lifestyle Change

  • Behavioural Modification Strategies in Obesity Treatment

  • Efficacy of Combination Treatments

  • Conclusions and Future Work

  • References