Thursday, 30 April 2015

Can feeling lonely make you hungry?

Loneliness is bad for you. Some experts have even likened it to a kind of disease. What's unclear is how being being lonely leads to these adverse effects on our health. A new study looks at one possibility – that loneliness makes people feel hungrier than normal, thus increasing their food intake and putting them at risk of obesity with all its associated health problems.

BPS Research Digest: Can feeling lonely make you hungry?

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