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Adiposity - Epidemiology and Treatment Modalities
Both the scientific community and the general public have come to recognize the increasing prevalence of obesity as a significant public health crisis. To help address this issue, recent research has begun to explore lay theories of obesity-the mental models that structure how non-experts think about the causes and consequences of the condition. In this chapter, we develop an integrative review of the literature on lay theories of obesity, drawing on research in public health, communications,doi:10.5772/65341 fatcat:ao662halerchfl35incvyowdt4