Behavior Modification and the Control of Obesity

  • W. H. Sebrell
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


For many years, physicians have been aware of the great difficulty in controlling obesity. Efforts to control the condition by prescribing very low calorie diets have usually failed as the patients followed the diets only for a limited period of time and then returned to former habits of overeating, with a resultant return of the excess fat.


Behavior Modification Behavioral Control Normal Body Weight Restricted Diet Obesity Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. H. Sebrell
    • 1
  1. 1.ManhassetUSA

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