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Psychosocial Predictors of Obesity: Implications for Prevention

  • Thorkild I. A. Sørensen
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 278)

Abstract

The psychosocial predictors of obesity pertaining to development of obesity may be applicable also to recurrence of obesity in formerly obese patients. The study of psychosocial predictors therefore may be of relevance for both primary and secondary prevention, which should be an integrated part of treatment programmes for obesity.

Keywords

Social Class Psychosocial Factor Adoptive Parent Psychosocial Status Positive Energy Balance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thorkild I. A. Sørensen
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  1. 1.Institute of Preventive MedicineCopenhagen Municipal HospitalCopenhageDenmark

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