The Overweight Patient: A Psychological Approach to Understanding and Working with Obesity

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The book explores the underlying beliefs and behaviours that may contribute to obesity, including psychological needs, addiction, fear of deprivation, parental influences and sexual fears. The author draws a useful distinction between the need to eat and the need to maintain a large body size, and addresses both LT obesity and ST weight gain.

The Overweight Patient: A Psychological Approach to Understanding and Working with Obesity 2006, Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781843103660

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