Even small changes in depression symptoms lead to weight gain in those with obesity: study

A rise in symptoms can trigger weight gain, especially among patients with overweight or obesity, findings show.
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Individuals with overweight or obesity are more vulnerable to short-term weight gain following individual increases in depressive symptoms, according to a study published online 10 January in PLOS ONE.

Dr Julia Mueller (PhD), from the University of Cambridge in the UK, and colleagues assessed how small fluctuations in mental wellbeing within individuals predict bodyweight over short time periods.