Eating behaviors, depression, and anxiety levels of pre bariatric surgery patients with obesity comorbid with or without Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder ADHD or Major Depression? Which is more related with eating behaviors?

Sahan E., Zengin Eroglu M., Sertcelik S.

BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR, vol.11, no.1, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/brb3.1915
  • Journal Name: BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: bariatric surgery, binge eating, disinhibition of eating, emotional eating, susceptibility to hunger
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Objective A high rate of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been reported in patients undergoing obesity treatment. It is controversial whether ADHD solely or its comorbid disorders account for eating behaviors associated with obesity.