Unshelved by Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum
comic strip overdue media

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Actually they're correlated, and at least in depression, it goes both ways

with chances of obesity rising with depression and vice versa. Interestingly, obese people are less likely to have substance abuse issues (probably because they're addicted to food already?). Anyway, I found it interesting that being fat increases your chances for depression, bipolar disorder, and panic disorder.

Obesity Raises Risk Of Psychiatric Disorders

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