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Children with Higher BMI at Increased Risk for Developing Depression

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New research from King’s College London has identified a strong correlation between higher BMI (body mass index) in children aged 12-16 and increased risks of depression symptoms. The association weakens between the ages 16 and 21, suggesting an age-sensitive period during early adolescence.

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