DETERMINATION OF PSYCHOSOCIAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH OBESE ADOLESCENTS IN SELECTED GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS AT CHENNAI, INDIA

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A. R. BHARATHI

Abstract

Obesity is the result of a modernized lifestyle and its prevalence is magnified by the excessive eating, sleep deprivation, and genetic basis. People with obesity usually face many types of problems from social and psychological issues and are victimized for a lower level of self-esteem, self-confidence, and neuropsychological dysfunction. Despite that consequence, there is not much social awareness regarding the care of people with obesity in society. Hence, the present study aimed to analyze the physio- psychological problems faced by the obese people for creating awareness among the adolescents.  The study showed a strong relationship between obesity and their demographic valuables. These results are useful in fountaining the lifestyle among the youths.

Keywords:
Obesity, self-esteem, overeating, family support, depression

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BHARATHI, A. R. (2021). DETERMINATION OF PSYCHOSOCIAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH OBESE ADOLESCENTS IN SELECTED GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS AT CHENNAI, INDIA. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 42(24), 19-22. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/2644
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