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The Resource Fat matters : from sociology to science, [edited by] Gina Tsichlia, Alexandra Johnstone

Fat matters : from sociology to science, [edited by] Gina Tsichlia, Alexandra Johnstone

Label
Fat matters : from sociology to science
Title
Fat matters
Title remainder
from sociology to science
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Gina Tsichlia, Alexandra Johnstone
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a consumerist society obsessed with body image and thinness, obesity levels have reached an all-time high. This multi-faceted book written by a range of experts, explores the social, cultural, clinical and psychological factors that lie behind the 'Obesity Epidemic'. It is required reading for the many healthcare professionals dealing with the effects of obesity and for anyone who wants to know more about the causes of weight gain and the best ways of dealing with it. Fat Matters covers a range of issues from sociology through medicine to technology. This is not a book for the highly special
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
362.196398
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC552.O25
LC item number
F38 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 H-967
  • WD 210
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tsichlia, Gina
  • Johnstone, Alexandra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • MEDICAL
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
Label
Fat matters : from sociology to science, [edited by] Gina Tsichlia, Alexandra Johnstone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Female form in the media : Body image and obesity / Sarah Pedersen -- Social determinants of obesity / Matt Qvortrup -- Assessing fatness / Arthur D. Stewart -- The technology of obesity : Prevention and treatment / Richard Butler -- Homo adipatus -- a new species : Weight management, treatment and prevention / Iain Broom and Catherine Rolland -- Obesity and weight loss : Myths and reality / Alexandra Johnstone and Sue Bird -- The 'patient's' perspective : A lifelong struggle with weight / Diane Finegood -- The 'patient' and the 'expert' working together in weight management / Maria McQuigg -- Physical inactivity, appetite regulation and obesity / Neil King [and others] -- Obesity, a psychological condition? / Lauren Puma, Christopher Ochner and Allan Geliebter
Control code
642474645
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 130 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781905539390
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
255470
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)642474645
Label
Fat matters : from sociology to science, [edited by] Gina Tsichlia, Alexandra Johnstone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Female form in the media : Body image and obesity / Sarah Pedersen -- Social determinants of obesity / Matt Qvortrup -- Assessing fatness / Arthur D. Stewart -- The technology of obesity : Prevention and treatment / Richard Butler -- Homo adipatus -- a new species : Weight management, treatment and prevention / Iain Broom and Catherine Rolland -- Obesity and weight loss : Myths and reality / Alexandra Johnstone and Sue Bird -- The 'patient's' perspective : A lifelong struggle with weight / Diane Finegood -- The 'patient' and the 'expert' working together in weight management / Maria McQuigg -- Physical inactivity, appetite regulation and obesity / Neil King [and others] -- Obesity, a psychological condition? / Lauren Puma, Christopher Ochner and Allan Geliebter
Control code
642474645
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 130 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781905539390
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
255470
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)642474645

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