ERIC Number: EJ451170
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Etiology and Treatment of Obesity: Understanding a Serious, Prevalent, and Refractory Disorder.
Brownell, Kelly D.; Wadden, Thomas A.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v60 n4 p505-17 Aug 1992
Examines obesity, arguing for establishment of "reasonable weight," which may differ from health and aesthetic ideals. Integrates information of etiology, social beliefs about body weight, theory, and treatment into comprehensive intervention model. Sees advances in treatment most likely when research is driven by theory on etiology of weight gain, relapse process, and methods for permanent behavior change. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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