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Bray, George A.

Overview
Works: 185 works in 642 publications in 4 languages and 10,243 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Scientific atlases 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other, Former owner
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George A Bray
Handbook of obesity( )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by an outstanding group of internationally recognized scientists representing North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, this up-to-date overview of obesity, its research, and clinical components details topics ranging from historical perspectives, definitions, and measurement to etiology, pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment. Generously furnished with nearly 7500 references, tables, equations, drawings, and photographs, this exhaustive guide is a useful resource for physiologists, nutritionists, endocrinologists, bariatricians, dietitians, obesity research scientists, pharmaceutical researchers, psychiatrists, and graduate and medical school students in these disciplines
Handbook of obesity : clinical applications by George A Bray( )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to be a reference for physicians and researchers in the field of obesity. Written by leading experts in the field, the third edition is completely updated to include the most up-to-date coverage. The Handbook has been designed to provide up-to-date coverage of the range of subjects that make up the field of obesity research
Handbook of obesity : etiology and pathophysiology by George A Bray( )

44 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Now in its third edition, The Handbook of Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Physiopathology offers comprehensive coverage of the biological, behavioural, and environmental determinants of obesity and how excess weight affects and exacerbates a range of comorbid conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, pulmonary function, arthritis, and cancer. The content of this new edition reflects our evolving understanding of the causes and consequences of obesity. The text now constitutes five sections: History and Prevalence, Biological Determinants, Behavioural Determinants, Environmental, Social, and Cultural determinants, Consequences of Obesity. We now have a much better understanding of internal, biological factors associated with the development of obesity and the new edition dedicates 18 chapters to discussing the role of internal mechanisms on weight gain including chapters discussing genotype, early fetal life and events, the regulation of energy balance, the role of adipose tissue, and energy costs, among others. The role of our individual behaviours and degrees to which these, as well as larger cultural and environmental factors, influence our eating and weight issues is now also better understood thanks to increased research. These sections look at the likes of our work culture, drinking, sleep duration, and changing eating behaviours, as well as government-level food policies, changing advertising practices, economic determinants, and cultural traits relating to weight gain. Finally, we are now increasingly aware of the damage excess weight has on our bodies and the role it plays in the development of disease. The many diseases that have obesity as important risk factors are discussed in 15 chapters and include heart disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cancer, liver disease, and pulmonary function"--Provided by publisher
The metabolic syndrome and obesity by George A Bray( )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an up-to-date survey of the current scientific understanding of obesity and the metabolic syndrome, as well as an overview of the most significant changes to the field over the past 30 years. By first presenting a historical context for overweight, the book drives home the point that obesity is by no means simply a contemporary problem, and its continued existence means that we neither understand it, nor have developed effective therapies. The book is a comprehensive reference for the treatment of obesity in two parts. Part I, The Problem, examines the entire scope of the obesity epidemic, including epidemiology and history, costs of treatment, pathology, clinical types, age-related issues, and general health risks. Part II, The Solutions, describes several treatment options including diet, behavior modification, exercise, pharmacological treatment, and surgery. This volume is a thorough reference for obesity and the metabolic syndrome and offers an in-depth assessment of the problem and its myriad potential treatment options
Overweight and the metabolic syndrome : from bench to bedside by George A Bray( )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume examines the problem of the overweight individual and the metabolic syndrome from the laboratory bench to the bedside. Clearly, translating the findings we make in the laboratory to the betterment of humankind is an important mission. Areas where basic science is making important contributions to the problems associated with metabolic syndrome are illustrated in the chapters on Neuroendocrine Control of Food Intake, Current Views of the Fat Cell as an Endocrine Cell: Lipotoxicity, and Ectopic Fat and Metabolic Syndrome. For each of these, the fast-moving basic science area is opening new vistas for translation to the bedside and clinic. The larger segment of the book deals with the clinical context for the metabolic syndrome, central adiposity and overweight. The methods for measurement are well described and the application of these methods to evaluating patients and determining the prevalence in society is indicated. Genetic components of overweight and the metabolic syndrome are reviewed. The key role of visceral fat is emphasized by giving it a chapter of its own written by one of the foremost investigators of this problem. The importance of overweight and the metabolic syndrome in children is recognized in a separate chapter. There are a number of chapters focusing on treatment including behavioral therapy, exercise, diet, medications and surgery. In summary, this book is the alpha and omega of the overweight and metabolic syndrome problem. Series editor comments: Drs. Bray and Ryan have assembled a superb panel of authors who bring their expertise to this very timely book for medical practice. The epidemic of obesity is addressed in authoritative and cutting edge chapters ranging from the fundamental genetics and physiology of appetite control through the latest pharmacologic applications and surgical interventions. This is a "must have" volume for those treating patients with appetite disorders, obesity and diabetes, as well as those studying the intrinsic cellular and whole body pathogenesis of this modern population disorder. Shlomo Melmed, M.D. Series Editor Endocrine Updates
The metabolic syndrome : epidemiology, clinical treatment, and underlying mechanisms by Barbara C Hansen( )

16 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writers stimulate new thinking concerning underlying mechanisms and encourage heightened efforts to develop new therapeutics, potentially targeting uniquely intersecting pathways. Developing this new synthesis and analysis of the Metabolic Syndrome will bring together the viewpoints of epidemiologists, physiologists, molecular biologists/biochemists, and clinicians toward understanding the current state of knowledge of both the causes and consequences of the Metabolic Syndrome
Obesity in America : a conference( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hunger : basic mechanisms and clinical implications by Meeting on Hunger( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary diagnosis and management of obesity and the metabolic syndrome by George A Bray( )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obesity in perspective : a conference by George A Bray( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An atlas of obesity and weight control by George A Bray( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An Atlas of Obesity and Weight Control is a clearly written, illustrated color atlas on obesity, including its etiology, development and treatment. The book contains nearly 150 clinical pictures of obesity and its related conditions, as well as many pertinent clinical guidelines and up-to-the-minute data on assessment and treatment. The main chapters cover assessment and prevalence, how obesity develops and how it becomes a health hazard, classification and clinical types of obesity, evaluation and introduction to treatment, behavior modification, diet, exercise, drug treatment and surgical treatment and provide a timely and much-needed overview of current knowledge and practice in the treatment of obesity. The volume concludes with bibliographic references and an index. Nutritionists, internists, bariatric physicians, dieticians, endocrinologists, and medical and academic professionals will find An Atlas of Obesity and Weight Control is an essential reference."--Jacket
Obesity and mental disorders by Susan L McElroy( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Currently, there are a limited amount of guidelines to help clinicians manage patients with obesity and comorbid mental disorders. This expertly written source fills the gap in the literature by providing a clear overview of obesity and its relationship to mental illness while reviewing the most recent methods to manage and control the condition with diet, exercise, psychological treatments, pharmacotherapy, and surgery
The obese patient by George A Bray( Book )

12 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to obesity and the metabolic syndrome : origins and treatment by George A Bray( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the historical record there is abundant evidence that obesity was a medical and health concern as long as medicine has been practiced. The idea of diet and exercise are bulwarks in the fight against obesity in history from the time of Hippocrates to the 16th century-a span of 2,000 years. However, our scientific understanding of this problem is only a little over 200 years old. An examination of the root cause of what many consider the obesity epidemic, A Guide to Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome traces the origins and types of obesity and its treatment. Examining in detail the developing
Treatment and management of obesity( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Italian and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diet and obesity( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obesity, towards a molecular approach : proceedings of a UCLA Symposium held at Keystone, Colorado, April 17-23, 1989 by UCLA Symposium Obesity: Towards a Molecular Approach( Book )

11 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nutrition guide for physicians and related healthcare professionals by Norman J Temple( )

8 editions published in 2017 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a desktop reference guide on nutrition and its clinical implications for health and disease through the lifecycle. Presented in a user-friendly style, it serves as a valuable resource of practical information for physicians in their daily practice
Obesity : comparative methods of weight control( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regulation of body weight : biological and behavioral mechanisms by Dahlem Workshop on Regulation of Body Weight: Biological and Behavioral Mechanisms( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Handbook of obesity : clinical applications
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Handbook of obesity : clinical applicationsHandbook of obesity : etiology and pathophysiologyThe metabolic syndrome and obesityOverweight and the metabolic syndrome : from bench to bedsideThe metabolic syndrome : epidemiology, clinical treatment, and underlying mechanismsContemporary diagnosis and management of obesity and the metabolic syndromeAn atlas of obesity and weight controlObesity and mental disorders
Alternative Names
Bray, G. A.

Bray, G. A. 1931-

Bray, G. A. (George A.)

Bray, G. A. (George A.), 1931-

Bray, George 1931-

Bray, George A. 1931-

브레이, 조지 A. 1931-

Languages
English (281)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Italian (1)