Metabolic disturbances connecting obesity and depression


Obesity markedly increases the odds of developing depression. Depressed mood not only impairs motivation, quality of life and overall functioning but also increases the risks of obesity complications. Abdominal obesity is a better predictor of depression and anxiety risk than overall adipose mass. A growing amount of research suggests that metabolic… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2013.00177

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