Aspectos psicológicos de la obesidad en adultos


  • Diego Tamayo Lopera Universidad de Envigado
  • Mauricio Restrepo


Palabras clave:

Obesidad, Psicología, Procesos cognitivos, Conducta alimentaria, Trastornos de la alimentación


Este artículo esclarece los distintos aspectos psicológicos que se manifiestan en torno al fenómeno de la obesidad, su comorbilidad e impacto de la psicopatología asociadas a la calidad de vida del adulto obeso. Desde un enfoque cualitativo se realizó una revisión sistemática de la literatura científica de múltiples fuentes en Internet, privilegiando los datos obtenidos en instituciones gubernamentales y universitarias de todo el mundo y artículos publicados en los últimos cuatro años. La obesidad es una condición mórbida que ha afectado a la población de muchos países en el mundo y está significativamente asociada con grandes riesgos de comorbilidad psicológica y detrimento de la calidad de vida.

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