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Depression, Loneliness, and the Road to Unhealthy Eating

Article from PsychCentral by JoLynn Braley

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In her article JoLynn Braley says, "Why does depression and unhealthy eating flow together so seamlessly? Because the out-of-control eating is an attempt to feel better emotionally. The problem with this line of action is the emotional relief from eating only lasts for a few minutes, while the hopelessness of the depression lasts long term unless consistent action steps are implemented to transform the emotional state, which can be done."

This article discusses the relationship between depression and unhealthy eating habits.

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