New to This Edition
*Many new authors and topics; extensively revised and expanded with over 15 years of research and clinical advances, including breakthroughs in understanding the biological regulation of appetite and body weight.
*Section on contributors to obesity, with new chapters on food choices, physical activity, sleep, and psychosocial and environmental factors.
*Chapters on novel treatments for adults–acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, digitally based interventions, behavioral economics, community-based programs, and nonsurgical devices.
*Chapters on novel treatments for children and adolescents–school-based preventive interventions, family-based behavioral weight loss treatment, and bariatric surgery.
*Chapters on the gut microbiome, the emerging field of obesity medicine, reimbursement for weight loss therapies, and managing co-occurring eating disorders and obesity.
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