Adult Obesity Therapy (Psychology Practitioner Guidebook Series)
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Adult Obesity Therapy (Psychology Practitioner Guidebook Series) by Michael D. Lebow

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Published by Allyn & Bacon .
Written in English


  • Clinical & Internal Medicine,
  • Behavior therapy,
  • Obesity,
  • Psychotherapy,
  • Treatment,
  • Weight loss,
  • Psychology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9512301M
ISBN 100205144047
ISBN 109780205144044

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