IMPACTS OF OBESITY ON PAIN THRESHOLD, DEPRESSION AND QUALITY OF LIFE


Icagasioglu A. , TURGUT S. T. , ATLIG R. S. , SENTURK S., Oguz A. , MESCI E.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.31, no.1, pp.43-48, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.43-48
  • Keywords: Obesity, pain threshold, quality of life, depression, BODY-MASS INDEX, OLDER MEN, SENSITIVITY, WOMEN, RATS, POPULATION, ULTRASOUND, LEPTIN

Abstract

Introduction: Obesity can effect pain threshold, emotional mood and quality of life. Differences in pain thresholds and emotional mood may have implications for pain and depression management. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of obesity on pain threshold, depression and quality of life.