The Different Faces of Being Overweight: Risk Factors for the Evolution towards Obesity

Emilia Manzato (Editor)
Psychiatrist, Former Chief of Eating Disorders Unit, Public University-Hospital “Arcispedale S. Anna” Ferrara, Italy, University of Ferrara, Italy, National Council Member of Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorder (SISDCA)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: MED078000

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Obesity is considered a serious and complex condition. All obese people have previously been overweight and its conditions represent an intriguing area of research both from a clinical and speculative point of view. This book is aimed at raising awareness on individuals who are overweight, a crucial point in order to prevent obesity progression and it is addressed to therapists who are willing to better understand the condition.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Foreword

Preface

List of abbreviations

Chapter 1
Overweight During The Centuries
(Emilia Manzato, Psychiatrist, Former Chief of Eating Disorders Unit, Public University-Hospital “Arcispedale S. Anna” Ferrara, Italy, University of Ferrara, Italy, National Council Member of Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorder (SISDCA))

Chapter 2
Food addiction: Brain and Mind
(Gian Luigi Luxardi and Fiorenza Marchiol, Clinical Psychologist, Chief of Center for Eating Disorders of ASL n.6 “Friuli Occidentale”, Italy, and others)

Chapter 3
Dietary Restraint As A Risk Factor For Loss Of Control
(Nazario Melchionda, Giulietta Tarrini, University of Bologna;
President of Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorder (SISDCA), Italy, and others)

Chapter 4
Life Stages And Overweight/Obesity Risk
(Ottavio Bosello, Angiola Vanzo, Department of Medicine, University of Verona, Italy, and others)

Chapter 5
Overweight in childhood and adolescence
(Andrea Vania, Past-President of ECOG (European Childhood Obesity Group) – Department of Paediatrics and Paediatric Neuropsychiatry, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy)

Chapter 6
Eating Disorders and biased eating behaviors as risk factors for overweight
(Emilia Manzato, Psychiatrist, Former Chief of Eating Disorders Unit, Public University-Hospital “Arcispedale S. Anna” Ferrara, Italy, University of Ferrara, Italy, National Council Member of Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorder (SISDCA))

Chapter 7
Negative body-image and body dissatisfaction in overweight
(Antonia Bolognesi, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Member of the Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorder (SISDCA), Italy)

Chapter 8
Lifestyles: sedentary lifestyle and unbalanced diet
(Eleonora Roncarati, Dietitian, member of Italian Society for the Study of Eating Disorders (SISDCA), Italy)

Chapter 9
Overweight And Obesity In Internal Medicine
(Lorenzo M. Donini, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, and others)

Conclusions

Affiliations

Index

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