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Mental health disorders in youth with overweight and obesity: does treatment of co-existing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affect outcomes?

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  1. Galler A, Thönnes A, Joas J, Joisten C, Körner A, Reinehr T, et al. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of children, adolescents and young adults with overweight or obesity and mental health disorders. Int J Obes. 2024;48:423–32.

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HB conceived the paper; AP wrote the first draft; both authors agreed the final version.

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Poulton, A., Bhurawala, H. Mental health disorders in youth with overweight and obesity: does treatment of co-existing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affect outcomes?. Int J Obes (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41366-024-01573-9

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