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The Therapy for Obesity Rumour

Rumour: There is no psychological component of obesity, so a psychosocial therapy cannot help obese individuals lose weight.

The truth: This is false. Using a psychosocial therapy program along with traditional physical programs has shown to reduce BMI more effectively than physical programs alone. Obese individuals are also more likely to suffer from psychological disorders, like depression and anxiety. Read more about psychosocial programs and their impact on obesity here.

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