TITLE

Economic and Psychological Implications of the Obesity Epidemic

AUTHOR(S)
Kottke, Thomas E.; Wu, Lambert A.; Hoffman, Rebecca S.
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jan2003, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on economic and psychological implications of the obesity epidemic in the United States. Measured rates of obesity; Psychological effects of chronic diseases and disabilities associated with obesity; Effects of negative consequences experienced by an obese individual on the health care industry and other economic sectors.
ACCESSION #
9751073

 

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