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Depression, Poor Body Image Result From Negative Talk About Weight

Depression, Poor Body Image Result From Negative Talk About Weight | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A new study reveals that conversations in which individuals perceive themselves as being fat may be damaging to their mental health

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Low Weight Babies Five Times More Likely To Have Autism Spectrum Disorder

Low Weight Babies Five Times More Likely To Have Autism Spectrum Disorder | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Babies born with low birth weight have a considerably greater chance of being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, compared to those born with normal weight...

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Behavioral Intervention Helps Poorer Patients Gain Bodyweight Control

Behavioral Intervention Helps Poorer Patients Gain Bodyweight Control | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A high-risk, socioeconomically disadvantaged group of obese patients seem to have achieved modest weight loss and improved blood pressure control by attending a behavioral intervention program.
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