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Obesity and the Regulation of Body Weight

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Multidisciplinary discussion of the causes, effects, and treatments of human obesity. Topics include the biopsychology of eating behavior, the genetics of obesity, the role of activity and energy metabolism, the psychosocial determinants of obesity, anorexia nervosa, therapy and its effectiveness, and social discrimination. Outcome 1: Familiar students with the breadth of knowledge, theories, and therapies concerning energy balance and the control of food intake and energy expenditure.

Students enroll in NS 3150 or PSYCH 3150


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