Obesity is not tied to depression among youths, study finds

04/24/2011 | United Press International

A three-year study in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that severe obesity is not associated with the risk for depression among youths in grades 7 to 12. However, the researchers did find that obesity correlated with a higher risk for depressive symptoms among non-Hispanic whites, but not blacks, at the three-year mark.

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