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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/acupmed-2014-010626
  • Title of Journal : ACUPUNCTURE IN MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-429


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.