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Food and Addiction


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Contributors Introduction Food and Addiction: Why and Why Now? Kelly D. Brownell and Mark S. Gold Part 1: The Neurobiology and Psychology of Addiction 1. Animal Models of Drug Addiction George F. Koob 2. Human Laboratory Models of Addiction Barbara J. Mason and Amanda E. Higley 3. Neuroanatomy of Addiction George F. Koob 4. Genetics of Addiction Ernest P. Noble 5. Epigenetic Changes in Addiction and Eating Disorders Firas H. Kobeissy, Mahdi Razafsha, Zhiqun Zhang and Mark S. Gold 6. Feeding Systems and Drugs of Abuse Brittany L. Mason, Eric J. Nestler and Michael Lutter 7. Co-occurring Addiction and Psychiatric Disorders Shelly F. Greenfield and Michele A. Crisafulli 8. The Study of Craving and its Role in Addiction Peter M. Monti and Lara A.Ray 9. Stress and Addiction: A Brief Overview Rajita Sinha Part 2: Regulation of Eating and Body Weight 10. The Changing Face of Global Diet and Nutrition Barry M. Popkin 11. Weight and Diet among Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2005-2008 Cynthia L. Ogden, Molly M. Lamb, Brian K. Kit and Jacqueline D. Wright 12. Genetics of Body Weight Regulation Wendy K. Chung and Rudolph L. Leibel 13. Central Regulation of Hunger, Satiety, and Body Weight Hans-Rudolf Berthoud 14. Peripheral Regulation of Hunger and Satiety Gary J. Schwartz 15. Food Intake and Metabolism Douglas S. Ramsay and Stephen C. Woods 16. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Energy Balance Marcelo O. Dietrich and Tamas Horvath 17. Prenatal Programming of Obesity: Role of Macronutrient-Specific Peptide Systems Irene Morganstern, Jessica R. Barson and Sarah F. Leibowitz 18. The Biology and Psychology of Taste Linda M. Bartoshuk and Derek J. Snyder 19. Leptin Gene Therapy for Hyperphagia, Obesity, Metabolic Diseases and Addiction: A New Opportunity Satya P. Kalra 20. Lessons from Prader-Willi Syndrome and Pathological Brain Reinforcement Yijun Liu and Yi Zhang 21. Environmental Toxins as Triggers for Obesity Angelo Tremblay and Marina Sanchez 22. The Special Case of Sugar Sweetened Beverages Cara B. Ebbeling, Walter C. Willett and David S. Ludwig 23. The Impact of Portion Size and Energy Density on Eating Barbara J. Rolls 24. Specific Environmental Drivers of Eating Brian Wansink Part 3: Research on Food and Addiction 25. Food Addiction and Diagnostic Criteria for Dependence Ashley N. Gearhardt and William R. Corbin 26. Phylogenetic and Ontogenetic Contributions to Today's Obesity Quagmire Elliott M. Blass 27. Food Reward Dana M. Small 28. Dopamine Deficiency, Eating and Body Weight Gene-Jack Wang, Nora D. Volkow and Joanna S. Folwer 29. Genes and Reward Circuitry as Predictors of Eating and Weight Gain Sonja Yokum and Eric Stice 30. Hormones, Hunger and Food Addiction Alain Dagher 31. Bingeing, Withdrawal, and Craving: An Animal Model of Sugar Addiction Nicole M. Avena and Bartley G. Hoebel 32. Incubation of Sucrose Craving in Animal Models Jeffrey W. Grimm 33. "Liking" vs. "Wanting" Food in Human Appetite: Relation to Craving, Overconsumption and "Food Addiction" Graham Finlayson, Michelle Dalton and John E. Blundell 34. The Psychology of Food Cravings Andrew J. Hill 35. Is Sugar as Addictive as Cocaine? Serge H. Ahmed 36. Caffeine, Addiction, and Food Consumption Daniel P. Evatt and Roland R. Griffiths 37. Interactions between Smoking, Eating, and Body Weight Marney A. White and Stephanie S. O'Malley 38. Interactions between Alcohol Consumption, Eating, and Weight Ashley N. Gearhardt and William R. Corbin 39. Relationships Between Drugs of Abuse and Eating Daniel M. Blumenthal and Mark S. Gold 40. Stress and Reward: Neural Networks, Eating, and Obesity Elissa S. Epel, A. Janet Tomiyama and Mary F. Dallman 41. Public Attitudes About Addiction as a Cause of Obesity Colleen L. Barry Part 4: Clinical Approaches and Implications 42. Clinical Assessment of Food and Addiction Ashley N. Gearhardt and William R. Corbin 43. Psychological Treatments for Substance Use Disorders Lisa J. Merlo 44. Behavioral Treatments for Obesity Caitlin A. LaGrotte and Gary D. Foster 45. Pharmacotherapy of addictive disorders Ece Tek and Stephanie S. O'Malley 46. Pharmacotherapy for Obesity: Current and Future Treatments Orli Rosen and Louis J. Aronne 47. Surgical Treatments for Obesity Marion L. Vetter, Lucy F. Hemsley-Faulconbridge, Noel N. Williams and Thomas A. Wadden 48. Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Dependence in 2011 and Relevance to Food Addiction Kimberly Blumenthal, Robert DuPont and Mark. S. Gold 49. Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder Carlos M. Grilo 50. Exercise Addiction and Aversion: Implications for Eating and Obesity David M. Williams and Bess H. Marcus 51. New Treatments for Obesity Based on Addiction Models Richard L. Shriner 52. From the Front Lines: The Impact of Refined Food Addiction on Well-Being Joan Ifland, Kay Sheppard and H. Theresa Wright 53. From the Front Lines: A Clinical Approach to Food and Addiction Philip Werdell 54. From the Front Lines: Food and Addiction: A Personal Story Anne Rosenberg Part 5: Public Health Approaches and Implications 55. Taxes on Energy Dense Foods to Improve Nutrition and Prevent Obesity John Cawley 56. Addressing Disparities Related to Food Intake and Obesity Shiriki Kumanyika 57. Is Food Advertising Feeding Americans' Sugar Habit? An Analysis of Exposure to Television Advertising for High-Sugar Foods Jennifer L Harris 58. Environmental Interventions to Reduce Overeating in Children Thomas N. Robinson and Donna M. Matheson 59. Nutrition Practices in Schools Marlene B. Schwartz and Nicole L. Novak Part 6: Legal and Policy Implications 60. Legal and Policy Implications: Litigation Stephen P. Teret and Lainie Rutkow 61. Legal Implications: Regulating Sales and Marketing Jennifer L. Pomeranz 62. What Lessons for Food Policy Can Be Learned from Alcohol Control? Ian Gilmore and Karishma Chandaria 63. Policy Lessons Learned from Tobacco Kenneth E. Warner 64. Lessons from Drug Policy Robert L. DuPont 65. Global Policies Affecting Diet and Obesity Tim Lobstein Part 7: Concluding Comments 66. Food and Addiction: Scientific, Social, Legal, and Legislative Implications Kelly D. Brownell and Mark S. Gold

About the Author

Kelly D. Brownell, Ph.D., is Dean and Professor of Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. Dr. Brownell is a member of the Institute of Medicine and in 2006 was named by Time Magazine as one of the World's 100 Most Influential People. Mark S. Gold, M.D., is the Donald Dizney Eminent Scholar, Distinguished Professor, and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Florida, College of Medicine. Dr. Gold is a member of the McKnight Brain Institute and has worked for 40 years in translational addiction research. He is also an author, mentor, and inventor who has developed new treatments and models for understanding addiction and overeating.


"Brownell and Gold offer in-depth information on subjects ranging from the neurobiology and neurochemistry of addiction to the genetics that may predispose a person to food abuse... Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students, researchers, professionals." -- B.L. Marshall, William Paterson University of New Jersey, CHOICE "As obesity becomes a global epidemic, clinicians and researchers continue to seek more relevant methods for treatment and prevention. This book will help me view patients dealing with eating issues from a more informed, better educated perspective. It covers this very complex issue in a detailed, yet manageable fashion. The book is a pleasure to read and provides helpful citations for further information." -- DOODY'S

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