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Revista chilena de nutrición

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TAPIA S, Alexis. ANXIETY, AN IMPORTANT FACTOR TO CONSIDER FOR THE ADECUATE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY. Rev. chil. nutr. [online]. 2006, vol.33, suppl.2, pp.352-357. ISSN 0717-7518.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-75182006000400003.

During the consultation for overweight and obesity often patients refer to eating caused by anxiety. Therefore, it was considered necessary to evaluate the presence of symptoms of anxiety in a quantitative form in overweight patients. For this, 65 patients with overweight and obesity, recruited at the Cardenas Medical Center were evaluated through the application of the Scale of Anxiety of the Goldberg Questionnaire in its Spanish-validated version considering positive a result with a score ³4. Of all patients 73.85% had scores ³ 4. The average score was 6.88 (SD: 1.58). The difference between the patients with scores ³ 4 and < 4 was statistically significant. This results demonstrates that in overweight and obese patients it is necessary not only to analyze corporal weight, cardiovascular risk factors and other physical pathologies associated, but also is very necessary to evaluate the psychological state

Palavras-chave : anxiety; overweight; obesity.

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