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Friday, January 6, 2012

The Moral Hazard implicit in Behavior therapy?

TITLE PAGE 18: Fat people have immoral behavior? Gluttony?

Despite increased awareness and behavioral treatment advances, the worldwide prevalence of obesity and weight-related chronic illnesses continues to expound.  Behavioral treatment is inherently challenging and time-consuming, and readily available only to a fraction of the population who may benefit from inclusion.  Several investigators have cautioned that individual or group-based interventions are insufficient to serve the population masses requiring treatment.....”

Brent Van Dorsten PhD and Emily M. Lindley, PhD.
Med Clin N Am 95 (2011) 971 -988.
Sept. 2011.  Number 5.

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