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Obesity is not just a physical problem, says report

Medical teams tackling obesity should include psychologists, according to a report by mental health charity the British Psychological Society.

Weight management services need to be based on psychological evidence, it claims. All health professionals working in this field should receive training in psychology to understand the factors that can contribute to the condition and to the success or failure of treatment. More....