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Author Heshmat, Shahram.

Title Eating behavior and obesity : behavioral economics strategies for health professionals / Shahram Heshmat.

Imprint New York : Springer Pub. Co., 2011.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 242 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-233) and index.
Contents Behavioral economics and eating decisions -- Explaining eating behavior -- Basic economics : a primer -- An economic perspective on eating behavior -- Socioeconomic disparities in health and obesity -- Decision making over time -- How we make decisions : the role of emotion -- Food addiction and obesity -- Overeating and decision-making deficits -- Why dieters relapse -- Using self-control strategies to promote healthier food choices -- Policy implications and conclusion.
Note Print version record.
Summary Obesity is one of the most pressing health issues affecting our country. This unique volume is the first to apply behavioral economics-the integration of psychological and economic knowledge-to the study of eating behavior. The text demonstrates how this discipline can be used to understand why it so difficult for individuals to control their eating habits, and helps readers use this knowledge to create and improve public health nutrition programs and policies. The text examines dietary choices and obesity through a multidisciplinary lens of biological, psychological, and social factors, and d.
Language English.
Subject Eating disorders.
Decision making -- Psychological aspects.
Decision making.
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Feeding Behavior -- psychology
Decision Making
Socioeconomic Factors
Troubles du comportement alimentaire.
Prise de décision -- Aspect psychologique.
Prise de décision.
decision making.
SELF-HELP -- Eating Disorders.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Eating Disorders.
Decision making -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00889058
Eating disorders. (OCoLC)fst00901199
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Heshmat, Shahram. Eating behavior and obesity. New York : Springer Pub. Co., 2011 9780826106216 (DLC) 2011017984 (OCoLC)692289969
ISBN 9780826106223 (electronic bk.)
0826106226 (electronic bk.)
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AU@ 000051545313
DEBBG BV043083976
DEBBG BV044155641
DEBSZ 421587938
GBVCP 803604173
AU@ 000069470944

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