Hubertus Himmerich

King's College London United Kingdom

Dr. Hubertus Himmerich is a clinical senior lecturer for eating disorders at King’s College London and a consultant psychiatrist on an inpatient ward for patients with eating disorders at Bethlem Royal Hospital, London, UK. Following medical school, Dr. Himmerich received his scientific and clinical training at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Germany, and the Universities of Mainz and Marburg, Germany. Afterward, he worked as a consultant psychiatrist at the RWTH Aachen University Hospital and a Professor of Neurobiology of Affective Disorders at the University of Leipzig, Germany. He has led and performed national and international scientific projects with researchers from Europe, Australia, and North America, and he has published more than 160 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, books, and book chapters.

Hubertus Himmerich

2books edited

5chapters authored

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Weight management is a multi- and cross-disciplinary challenge. This book covers many etiological and diagnostic aspects of weight-related disorders and their treatment. This book explains how body weight influences and is influenced by the brain, hormones and immune system, diet, physical activity, posture and gait, and the social environment. This book also elucidates the health consequences of significantly low or pathologically increased body weight. Furthermore, ideas on how to influence and manage body weight including anti-obesity medical devices, diet counselling, artificial sweeteners, prebiotics and probiotics, proanthocyanidins, bariatric surgery, microbiota transplantation, warming, physical exercise, music and psychological therapy are discussed.

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Weight Management Edited by Hubertus Himmerich

Weight Management

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Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa IntechOpen
Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa Edited by Hubertus Himmerich

Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Edited by Hubertus Himmerich