Obesity is a major health problem in the US and overweight and obesity increase cardiovascular risk factors. The problem is known to be more prevalent among African American and Latino populations. Weight gain among those recovering from substance abuse is well known among treatment professionals and recovering people, but it is not documented.
Substance abuse and weight gain, Institute for Urban Health Research, Bouvé, College of Health Sciences
Obesity in women, Substance abuse--Treatment
Public Health | Rehabilitation and Therapy
Glovsky, Ellen; Christensen, Margaret; Amaro, Hortensia; and Nieves, Rita, "Healthy Habits in Recovery : Dietary Study Methods in Substance Abuse Treatment Centers" (2007). . Paper 1. http://hdl.handle.net/2047/d10005742
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