Effects of ear acupuncture therapy for obesity on the depression of obese women


SET T., ÇAYIR Y., Pirim A. B. G.

ACUPUNCTURE IN MEDICINE, vol.32, no.5, pp.427-429, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/acupmed-2014-010626
  • Journal Name: ACUPUNCTURE IN MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-429

Abstract

Background Obesity is one of the leading health risks worldwide, and depression is among the leading causes of the burden of disease. These disorders are increasingly prevalent as comorbidities. Depressive symptoms are associated with obesity, and are more common in women.