The study showed that obesity may increase the risk of depression. After bariatric surgery, studies show that depressive symptoms decreased.
- Keep track of stressors.
- Determine environments where stressors are the most chronic.
- Identify effective ways to respond to stressors.
- Keep track of positive environments and recall those when stressors occur.
- Keep track of your mental health and discuss significant changes with your doctor.
Stigma and discrimination are considered chronic stressors which can have a profound impact on the psychological and physical well-being of the affected individuals.
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