Courses of Study 2019-2020 
    Sep 26, 2020  
Courses of Study 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 3150 - Obesity and the Regulation of Body Weight

(crosslisted) PSYCH 3150  
Spring (offered in even-numbered years only), Summer. 3 credits. Student option grading.

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

Spring, In Person; Summer, Online.

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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