participants who lost at least 5 percent of their body weight were significantly worse off psychologically at our follow-up assessment than those who maintained their weight.As the article from which I took this explains, studies of weight loss and mood have come up with all sorts of different results -- science! -- but there certainly is no consistent finding that losing weight makes people happier.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Weight Loss and Depression
Here's a study result to ponder: