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- Toronto workshop focuses on obesity and mental health. // Active Living;Jan2012, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p19
The article offers information on the three-day workshop regarding obesity and mental health, to be hosted by the Canadian Obesity Network, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and the International Association for the Study of Obesity on in Toronto, Ontario on June 26-28, 2012.
- WHY IS IT A STIGMA TO BE REFERRED TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES? Janes, Jenny // Nursing Standard;5/15/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p33
A letter to the editor is presented on the opinion regarding the stigma to be referred to mental health services.
- How do the obese persons perceive their overall health? Ríos-Martínez, Blanca P.; Rangel-Rodríguez, Gabriela; Pedraza-Moctezuma, Luis G. // Revista Medica del IMSS;jul-ago2013, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p390
Background: the purpose was to investigate how the obese person perceives their health in different areas of their life. Methods: the SF-36 instrument, which measures various dimensions (social and physical functioning, mental and physical health, bodily pain, limitations due to physical and/or...
- Readers panel. Treating obesity effectively. MacLean, Shona; Jebb, Paul; Cumming, Stephanie; Vanterpool, Grace // Nursing Standard;3/20/2013, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p28
Should morbidly obese people who access health care be referred routinely to mental health or addiction services?
- OBESITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN ADOLESCENTS. Amaral, O.; Pereira, C.; Escoval, A. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Aug2004 Supplement 1, Vol. 58, pA5
This article describes a study examining the association between obesity and health related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescents in Portugal. A cross sectional study was performed involving 2,144 students, aged 12 to 18 years, among seven Secondary school from Viseu, Portugal. Participants...
- Integrating Psychology and Nutrition. Chapman-Novakofski, Karen // Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior;Jun2016, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p360
The article discusses how incorporation of more psychological assessment and positive approaches into nutrition courses may significantly improve a person's quality of life. It notes a presumed association between depression and obesity where depression can lead to overeating that leads to...
- EMOTION RECOGNITION AND EXPRESSION IN YOUNG OBESE PARTICIPANTS: PRELIMINARY STUDY. Surcinelli, Paola; Baldaro, Bruno; Balsamo, Antonio; Bolzani, Roberto; Gennari, Monia; Rossi, Nicolino C. F. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Oct2007, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p477
This study of the presence of alexithymic characteristics in obese adolescents and preadolescents tested the hypothesis of whether they showed impaired recognition and expression of emotion. The sample included 30 obese young participants and a control group of 30 participants of normal weight...
- Mental health issues among adults with obesity. Chaudhari, Vaishali; T. G., Rejani // Indian Journal of Health & Wellbeing;2015, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p684
Obesity and overweight have become a global epidemic, and it is still increasing in both industrialized and developing countries. Aim of this study was to find level of depression, anxiety, stress and self-esteem among adults with obesity Study design was cross sectional survey. Purposive...
- Adiposity and psychosocial outcomes at ages 30 and 35. McLeod, Geraldine; Fergusson, David; John Horwood, L.; Carter, Frances; McLeod, Geraldine F H; Fergusson, David M; Carter, Frances A // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;Feb2016, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p309
Purpose:To examine associations between adiposity and adult psychosocial outcomes (depressive symptoms, life satisfaction, self-esteem, household income, personal income, savings/investments) in a New Zealand birth cohort, by gender. Adiposity was assessed using Body Mass Index...