Irina Lazarevich

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INTRODUCTION Psychological factors are important in the development of obesity; however these are frequently underestimated in intervention programs. OBJECTIVE To examine the association of mental health with altered eating behavior related to weigh gain, and with abdominal obesity among college students in order to provide more comprehensive guidelines(More)
Depressive symptoms are often associated with obesity, and emotional eating may play a considerable role in weight gain. This study aimed to examine the association among depression symptoms, emotional eating, and body mass index (BMI) in Mexican college students; and to assess emotional eating as mediator between depressive symptoms and BMI. A total of(More)
BACKGROUND Sarcopenia is a geriatric syndrome, which affects the functional status and mobility of individuals. OBJECTIVE To identify the prevalence of sarcopenia and undernutrition, and to assess the association between sarcopenia and mobility, and sarcopenia and basic activities of daily living (ADL) in a group of elderly women. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A(More)
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