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(p. 354) From the Front Lines: A Clinical Approach to Food and Addiction 

(p. 354) From the Front Lines: A Clinical Approach to Food and Addiction
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(p. 354) From the Front Lines: A Clinical Approach to Food and Addiction
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Philip Werdell

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10.1093/med:psych/9780199738168.003.0053
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date: 12 December 2019

This chapter provides a brief history of food addiction treatment; the key differences between obesity, eating disorders, and chemical dependency on food; five principles of effective treatment for food addiction (addressing physical craving, loss of control, withdrawal, tolerance or progression, and biochemical denial); and a vision for integrated food addiction recovery services.

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