Obesity: Causes, Consequences and Treatment (Pathogenesis and Therapy)

  • Martin Richter
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


Although it is generally acknowledged in the field of obesity research that the pathogenesis of obesity may be considered as a problem of energy balance, this knowledge alone contributes little to a real understanding of the problem itself.


Obese Subject Obese Person Negative Energy Balance Normal Weight Subject Intake Curve 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Richter
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  1. 1.Psychiatry Dept.Univ. GöttingenFederal Republic of Germany

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