ERIC Number: EJ364600
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of Obesity.
Foreyt, John P.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v55 n5 p677-84 Oct 1987
Summarizes recent developments in assessment and treatment of obesity. Reviews studies on genetics and weight cycling, which demonstrate the heterogeneous etiology of obesity and help explain difficulty in losing weight or maintaining weight loss. Describes the newer treatment programs which emphasize the development of exercise behaviors, nutrition education, social support, and cognitive-behavioral interventions. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A