By Dana K. Cassell, David H. Gleaves
With over four hundred A-to-Z entries from "abdominoplasty" to the "zung score scale", this booklet defines and explains weight problems and eating-related illness phrases, thoughts and words. It provides a definition of every access and examines their a variety of reasons, contexts and ramifications.
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2 (February 2003): 195–201. , A. Jiwany and J. Treasure. ” Comprehensive Psychiatry 34, no. 1 (January/February 1993): 54–58. Alzheimer’s disease risk and obesity Because obesity is closely associated with vascular diseases 18 amenorrhea (diabetes, coronary heart disease and hypertension), and all of these have been implicated as risk factors in Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have long contemplated the possibility of a link between obesity and Alzheimer’s disease. However, any such link had been difficult to connect because weight loss frequently occurs prior to symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
Brown, S. , M. H. Reid, and H. J. Duggirala. ” Journal of Longterm Effects of Medical Implants 13, no. 6 (January 2003): 509–517. Chebli, Joseph E. ” WLS Lifestyles 2, no. 1 (winter 2004): 20–21. Weiner, R. et al. ” Obesity Surgery 13, no. 3 (June 2003): 427–434. ” But once the growth stops and the biological change is completed, the weight of most will naturally level off until they regain slimmer proportions. For some, adolescent obesity is a temporary condition. For others, it is the beginning of a lifetime of obesity compounded with severe emotional and personality problems, since experiences during adolescence play such an important role in psychological development.
4 (April 1996): 500–506. American Anorexia/Bulimia Association (AABA) See NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION. S. government and various health agencies group Native Americans and Alaska Natives into one population segment they call American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN). Eating disorders among American Indians and Alaska Natives are often not diagnosed appropriately, possibly because cases have not been reported as often among ethnically diverse popula- tions and thus are not expected. Some authors suggest that incorrect diagnoses may also come from the widely accepted false belief that eating disorders affect only middle-class to upper-middle-class white adolescent women.