Study: Obese women at higher risk of developing mental disorders

What you need to know:

  • The study, published in Translational Psychiatry, reveals that obesity increases the likelihood of developing mental disorders across all age groups, with women being at higher risk of suffering from most diseases.
  • The findings demonstrate a clear association between obesity and a wide range of mental disorders, including depression, nicotine addiction, psychosis, anxiety, eating disorders, and personality disorders.