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Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Post-traumatic stress disorder is 164% more common in people who are obese
Obese people are 2.64 times more likely -- 164 percent more likely -- to have post-traumatic stress disorder than non-obese people according to a study by researchers at the Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Otago University in Wellington South, New Zealand. "[T]he association between [post-traumatic stress disorder] and obesity is a novel finding," the authors of the study noted. Read the entire article | Email this article
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