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Bray, George A.

Overview
Works: 167 works in 565 publications in 3 languages and 10,022 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Atlases 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other, Former owner
Classifications: RC628, 616.398
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George A Bray
Handbook of obesity : etiology and pathophysiology by George A Bray( Book )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 538 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
Hunger : basic mechanisms and clinical implications by Meeting on Hunger( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of obesity : clinical applications by George A Bray( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 383 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
Obesity in perspective : a conference by National Institutes of Health, 1973 Conference on Obesity( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 355 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 226 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
The obese patient by George A Bray( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treatment and management of obesity( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diet and obesity( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The metabolic syndrome and obesity by George A Bray( Book )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 183 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
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

Obesity and mental disorders by Susan L McElroy( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 150 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
Obesity : comparative methods of weight control( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 141 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. The fact that we have an epidemic of obesity today that is covering the globe suggests that the strategically simple ideas of eating less and exercising more, ideas that require commitment and personal involvement by the individual, have not been very successful. As we move forward in trying to understand this problem, we need to be alert to strategies and tactics that may not require individual motivation and commitment.history has shown that they do not work well. This book supplies guidance on developing and designing novel strategic interventions against obesity and metabolic disorders
Nutrition, genetics, and obesity( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 136 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 )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management of obesity by severe caloric restriction by Symposium on Very Low Caloric Diets( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The metabolic syndrome : epidemiology, clinical treatment, and underlying mechanisms by Barbara C Hansen( Book )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 127 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
Overweight and the metabolic syndrome : from bench to bedside by George A Bray( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome will provide an overview of topics related to obesity, including associated health risks, childhood obesity, genetics, evaluation, treatment, behavioral strategies, and successes and failures in preventing obesity. The body composition that underlies obesity and the metabolic syndrome is key to understanding the problem. The mechanisms by which energy balance is maintained is key to how the problem goes wrong. The metabolic syndrome is in part a consequence of central fat storage, but includes more issues such as insulin resistance, low levels of inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction. This volume will cover evaluation guidelines, different approaches to treatment, including diet, exercise, behavior, drugs, and surgery to deal with the current world-wide obesity epidemic
Contemporary diagnosis and management of obesity and the metabolic syndrome by George A Bray( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Handbook of obesity : etiology and pathophysiology
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

Languages
English (223)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Handbook of obesity : clinical applicationsAn atlas of obesity and weight controlThe metabolic syndrome and obesityObesity and mental disordersA guide to obesity and the metabolic syndrome : origins and treatmentNutrition, genetics, and obesityRegulation of body weight : biological and behavioral mechanismsThe metabolic syndrome : epidemiology, clinical treatment, and underlying mechanisms