Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook

Paperback | April 16, 2014

EditorKelly D. Brownell, Mark S. Gold

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Can certain foods hijack the brain in ways similar to drugs and alcohol, and is this effect sufficiently strong to contribute to major diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, and hence constitute a public health menace? Terms like "chocoholic" and "food addict" are part ofpopular lore, some popular diet books discuss the concept of addiction, and there are food addiction programs with names like Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous. Clinicians who work with patients often hear the language of addiction when individuals speak of irresistible cravings, withdrawalsymptoms when starting a diet, and increasing intake of palatable foods over time. But what does science show, and how strong is the evidence that food and addiction is a real and important phenomenon?Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook brings scientific order to the issue of food and addiction, spanning multiple disciplines to create the foundation for what is a rapidly advancing field and to highlight needed advances in science and public policy. The book assembles leading scientistsand policy makers from fields such as nutrition, addiction, psychology, epidemiology, and public health to explore and analyze the scientific evidence for the addictive properties of food. It provides complete and comprehensive coverage of all subjects pertinent to food and addiction, from basicbackground information on topics such as food intake, metabolism, and environmental risk factors for obesity, to diagnostic criteria for food addiction, the evolutionary and developmental bases of eating addictions, and behavioral and pharmacologic interventions, to the clinical, public health, andlegal and policy implications of recognizing the validity of food addiction. Each chapter reviews the available science and notes needed scientific advances in the field.

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Can certain foods hijack the brain in ways similar to drugs and alcohol, and is this effect sufficiently strong to contribute to major diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, and hence constitute a public health menace? Terms like "chocoholic" and "food addict" are part ofpopular lore, some popular diet books discuss the...

Kelly D. Brownell, PhD, is Dean and Professor of Public Policy at Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University. Mark S. Gold, MD, is the Donald Dizney Eminent Scholar, Distinguished Professor, and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Florida, College of Medicine.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:April 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionKelly D. Brownell and Mark S. Gold: Food and Addiction: Why and Why Now?Part 1: The Neurobiology and Psychology of Addiction1. George F. Koob: Animal Models of Drug Addiction2. Barbara J. Mason and Amanda E. Higley: Human Laboratory Models of Addiction3. George F. Koob: Neuroanatomy of Addiction4. Ernest P. Noble: Genetics of Addiction5. Firas H. Kobeissy, Mahdi Razafsha, Zhiqun Zhang and Mark S. Gold: Epigenetic Changes in Addiction and Eating Disorders6. Brittany L. Mason, Eric J. Nestler and Michael Lutter: Feeding Systems and Drugs of Abuse7. Shelly F. Greenfield and Michele A. Crisafulli: Co-occurring Addiction and Psychiatric Disorders8. Peter M. Monti and Lara A.Ray: The Study of Craving and its Role in Addiction9. Rajita Sinha: Stress and Addiction: A Brief OverviewPart 2: Regulation of Eating and Body Weight10. Barry M. Popkin: The Changing Face of Global Diet and Nutrition11. Cynthia L. Ogden, Molly M. Lamb, Brian K. Kit and Jacqueline D. Wright: Weight and Diet among Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2005-200812. Wendy K. Chung and Rudolph L. Leibel: Genetics of Body Weight Regulation13. Hans-Rudolf Berthoud: Central Regulation of Hunger, Satiety, and Body Weight14. Gary J. Schwartz: Peripheral Regulation of Hunger and Satiety15. Douglas S. Ramsay and Stephen C. Woods: Food Intake and Metabolism16. Marcelo O. Dietrich and Tamas Horvath: Neuroendocrine Regulation of Energy Balance17. Irene Morganstern, Jessica R. Barson and Sarah F. Leibowitz: Prenatal Programming of Obesity: Role of Macronutrient-Specific Peptide Systems18. Linda M. Bartoshuk and Derek J. Snyder: The Biology and Psychology of Taste19. Satya P. Kalra: Leptin Gene Therapy for Hyperphagia, Obesity, Metabolic Diseases and Addiction: A New Opportunity20. Yijun Liu and Yi Zhang: Lessons from Prader-Willi Syndrome and Pathological Brain Reinforcement21. Angelo Tremblay and Marina Sanchez: Environmental Toxins as Triggers for Obesity22. Cara B. Ebbeling, Walter C. Willett and David S. Ludwig: The Special Case of Sugar Sweetened Beverages23. Barbara J. Rolls: The Impact of Portion Size and Energy Density on Eating24. Brian Wansink: Specific Environmental Drivers of EatingPart 3: Research on Food and Addiction25. Ashley N. Gearhardt and William R. Corbin: Food Addiction and Diagnostic Criteria for Dependence26. Elliott M. Blass: Phylogenetic and Ontogenetic Contributions to Today's Obesity Quagmire27. Dana M. Small: Food Reward28. Gene-Jack Wang, Nora D. Volkow and Joanna S. Folwer: Dopamine Deficiency, Eating and Body Weight29. Sonja Yokum and Eric Stice: Genes and Reward Circuitry as Predictors of Eating and Weight Gain30. Alain Dagher: Hormones, Hunger and Food Addiction31. Nicole M. Avena and Bartley G. Hoebel: Bingeing, Withdrawal, and Craving: An Animal Model of Sugar Addiction32. Jeffrey W. Grimm: Incubation of Sucrose Craving in Animal Models33. Graham Finlayson, Michelle Dalton and John E. Blundell: "Liking" vs. "Wanting" Food in Human Appetite: Relation to Craving, Overconsumption and "Food Addiction"34. Andrew J. Hill: The Psychology of Food Cravings35. Serge H. Ahmed: Is Sugar as Addictive as Cocaine?36. Daniel P. Evatt and Roland R. Griffiths: Caffeine, Addiction, and Food Consumption37. Marney A. White and Stephanie S. O'Malley: Interactions between Smoking, Eating, and Body Weight38. Ashley N. Gearhardt and William R. Corbin: Interactions between Alcohol Consumption, Eating, and Weight39. Daniel M. Blumenthal and Mark S. Gold: Relationships Between Drugs of Abuse and Eating40. Elissa S. Epel, A. Janet Tomiyama and Mary F. Dallman: Stress and Reward: Neural Networks, Eating, and Obesity41. Colleen L. Barry: Public Attitudes About Addiction as a Cause of ObesityPart 4: Clinical Approaches and Implications42. Ashley N. Gearhardt and William R. Corbin: Clinical Assessment of Food and Addiction43. Lisa J. Merlo: Psychological Treatments for Substance Use Disorders44. Caitlin A. LaGrotte and Gary D. Foster: Behavioral Treatments for Obesity45. Ece Tek and Stephanie S. O'Malley: Pharmacotherapy of addictive disorders46. Orli Rosen and Louis J. Aronne: Pharmacotherapy for Obesity: Current and Future Treatments47. Marion L. Vetter, Lucy F. Hemsley-Faulconbridge, Noel N. Williams and Thomas A. Wadden: Surgical Treatments for Obesity48. Kimberly Blumenthal, Robert DuPont and Mark. S. Gold: Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Dependence in 2011 and Relevance to Food Addiction49. Carlos M. Grilo: Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder50. David M. Williams and Bess H. Marcus: Exercise Addiction and Aversion: Implications for Eating and Obesity51. Richard L. Shriner: New Treatments for Obesity Based on Addiction Models52. Joan Ifland, Kay Sheppard and H. Theresa Wright: From the Front Lines: The Impact of Refined Food Addiction on Well-Being53. Philip Werdell: From the Front Lines: A Clinical Approach to Food and Addiction54. Anne Rosenberg: From the Front Lines: Food and Addiction: A Personal StoryPart 5: Public Health Approaches and Implications55. John Cawley: Taxes on Energy Dense Foods to Improve Nutrition and Prevent Obesity56. Shiriki Kumanyika: Addressing Disparities Related to Food Intake and Obesity57. Jennifer L. Harris: Is Food Advertising Feeding Americans' Sugar Habit? An Analysis of Exposure to Television Advertising for High-Sugar Foods58. Thomas N. Robinson and Donna M. Matheson: Environmental Interventions to Reduce Overeating in Children59. Marlene B. Schwartz and Nicole L. Novak: Nutrition Practices in SchoolsPart 6: Legal and Policy Implications60. Stephen P. Teret and Lainie Rutkow: Legal and Policy Implications: Litigation61. Jennifer L. Pomeranz: Legal Implications: Regulating Sales and Marketing62. Ian Gilmore and Karishma Chandaria: What Lessons for Food Policy Can Be Learned from Alcohol Control?63. Kenneth E. Warner: Policy Lessons Learned from Tobacco64. Robert L. DuPont: Lessons from Drug Policy65. Tim Lobstein: Global Policies Affecting Diet and ObesityPart 7: Concluding Comments66. Kelly D. Brownell and Mark S. Gold: Food and Addiction: Scientific, Social, Legal, and Legislative Implications