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Abdominal volume index: a predictive measure in relationship between depression/anxiety and obesity

Psychiatry
Author
Hadi et al.
Used Parameters : WHR, PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Iran

Journal : African Health Sciences

Background: Obesity is a risk factor for mood disorder (such as depression and anxiety). We aimed to assess application of A Body Shape Index (ABSI) and abdominal volume index (AVI), as new indices of obesity to evaluate the relationship between obesity and depression/anxiety. Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted on 307 overweight and obese women (249 females, 58 males) 20-60 years in Iran in 2017-2018. The anthropometric measures including weight, waist circumference, hip circumference, body fat …
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