Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Nov 29, 2022  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 3150 - Obesity and the Regulation of Body Weight

(crosslisted) PSYCH 3150  
Spring, Summer (offered even-numbered years only, with the exception of Spring 2019). 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: NS 1150  or PSYCH 1101 . Enrollment limited to: junior or senior students. Others by instructor permission only.

D. Berry, D. Levitsky.

Multidisciplinary discussion of the causes, effects, and treatments of human obesity. Topics include the biopsychology of eating behavior, the genetics of obesity, the role of activity and energy metabolism, the psychosocial determinants of obesity, anorexia nervosa, therapy and its effectiveness, and social discrimination.

Outcome 1: Familiarize students with the breadth of knowledge, theories, and therapies concerning energy balance and the control of food intake and energy expenditure.

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