‘Fat But Happy’ Gene Raises Questions About Obesity, Depression

Extra pounds are usually considered a downer, and obesity has been linked to higher rates of depression, mood and anxiety disorders, job discrimination and childhood social isolation. But the relationship between weight and emotional well-being has many mechanisms, and a new study may lend new credence to the notion of “fat but happy.”

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