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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice for the perioperative
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Medical Guidelines for Clinical Practice are systematically developedExpand
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The Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ): psychometric properties of a measure of severity of the Night Eating Syndrome.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the Night Eating Questionnaire (NEQ) as a measure of severity of the Night Eating Syndrome (NES). The 14-item NEQ assesses the behavioral and psychologicalExpand
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Female College Students and Cosmetic Surgery: An Investigation of Experiences, Attitudes, and Body Image
This large, multisite study investigated female college students’ experiences with and attitudes about cosmetic surgery. The study also assessed the relationship between several aspects of bodyExpand
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Randomized trial of lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapy for obesity.
BACKGROUND Weight-loss medications are recommended as an adjunct to a comprehensive program of diet, exercise, and behavior therapy but are typically prescribed with minimal or no lifestyleExpand
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Preoperative eating behavior, postoperative dietary adherence, and weight loss after gastric bypass surgery.
BACKGROUND To investigate the relationship between preoperative eating behavior, postoperative dietary adherence and weight loss after gastric bypass surgery in a major, urban medical center with aExpand
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Psychosocial and behavioral aspects of bariatric surgery.
Bariatric surgery has become an increasingly popular treatment option for individuals with extreme obesity (defined as a BMI > or = 40 kg/m2) or those with less severe obesity accompanied byExpand
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Cosmetic Surgery
Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Identify the diagnostic criteria and clinical features of body dysmorphic disorder. 2. Describe the prevalenceExpand
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The psychology of cosmetic surgery: a review and reconceptualization.
This article discusses the psychology of cosmetic surgery. A review of the research on the psychological characteristics of individuals who seek cosmetic surgery yielded contradictory findings.Expand
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Pregnancy and obesity: a review and agenda for future research.
At present, more than 60% of American women of childbearing age are either overweight or obese. As the obesity epidemic in the United States and many other countries continues to grow unchecked,Expand
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Obese women's perceptions of their physicians' weight management attitudes and practices.
BACKGROUND Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Primary care physicians will see increasing numbers of patients with long-term weight management problems. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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