Obesity and Associated Eating Disorders: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics


  • Thomas Wadden, PhD
  • G Wilson, PhD, Rutgers--The State University of New Jersey
  • Albert Stunkard, MD
  • Robert Berkowitz, MD

Obesity and psychiatric concerns are closely linked.  This issue examine obesity and psychiatric status, and includes articles on binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome.  This issue provides guidance on the medical evaluation of the obese individual, behavioral assessment, dietary management, and behavioral treatment.  Articles on motivational interviewing, pharmacotherapy for obesity and surgical treatment of obesity give the full spectrum of treatment options.  Finally this issue examines obesity as a public health epidemic.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-1163-5