Poll: Will Recognizing Obesity as a Disease Improve Health Outcomes?

June 19, 2013

Will psychiatrists be better able to play a role in improving health outcomes in obese patients? Weigh in here.

With the American Medical Association having passed a measure that recognizes obesity as a disease and not a disorder, will psychiatrists be better able to play a role in improving health outcomes in obese patients?

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