Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 29th, 2003
"The prevalence of depression (10%) and overweight (65%) indicates that there is a probability that they will co-occur, but are they functionally related' This report used the moderator/mediator distinction to approach this question," scientists in the United States report.
"Moderators, such as severity of depression, severity of obesity, gender, socioeconomic status (SES), gene-by-environment interactions, and childhood experiences, specify for whom and under what conditions effects of agents occur," explained...
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