Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 23rd, 2009
Although studies have shown a link between obesity, depressive disorders and suicidal behaviors, Rashad and Dhaval Dave of Bentley University, analyze these indicators in conjunction with an individual's perception of their weight. The study, which was accepted for publication in February, will be published in Social Science and Medicine.
"Both obesity and suicide have been highlighted by the Surgeon General as areas of focus...
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