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Cover for Effects of chronic and acute forms of undernutrition.

This book chapter focuses on the behavioural consequences of protein energy malnutrition (PEM). It specifically discusses the features of PEM; the effects of PEM on brain development and behaviour in rats; the effects of PEM on early human development; the behavioural effects of severe malnutrition ...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Eating disorder syndromes: anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

This book chapter provides a definition of the conditions of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, examines their prevalence and the existence of related disturbances, describes their physiological and psychological consequences, identifies correlates and probable causes of the disorders, and...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behavioral aspects of overweight and obesity.

This final chapter of the book reviews the history of obesity and method of determining overweight and obesity. It also discusses the prevalence, sociocultural correlates, physiological consequences, psychological characteristics, aetiology, biological influences, and behavioural influences of...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dietary supplements and mental functioning.

This book chapter provides a discussion on food supplements affecting cognitive function and mood states and their potential health benefits. The chapter begins by defining a dietary supplement and continues with a discussion of the functions and uses of two general classes of dietary supplements:...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter