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Obesity

  • By: Rose M. D. Carter & W. Craig Carter
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Obesity is a rapidly growing phenomenon in the United States; because it involves health issues, some observers have referred to it as an epidemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that in 2010, 36% of adults and 17% of ...

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