Posted: Mar 8, 2010 11:21 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
Updated: Mar 8, 2010 11:21 AM
Dutch researchers report that obese people are more likely to become depressed, and depressed people are more likely to become obese.
Obesity hikes the risk of depression by 55-percent, while depression increases the risk of obesity by 58-percent.
The findings are reported in the Archives of General Psychiatry.