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Adult obesity therapy

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Published by Pergamon Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Obesity -- Treatment.,
  • Psychotherapy.,
  • Behavior therapy.,
  • Weight loss.,
  • Behavior Therapy -- in adulthood.,
  • Obesity -- in adulthood.

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael D. LeBow.
SeriesPsychology practitioner guidebooks
LC ClassificationsRC552.O25 L39 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 139 p. :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2045406M
ISBN 100080355560, 0080355552
LC Control Number88022423

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