What are common mental health problems of the obese?

Low self esteem , de. Obesity sepially by women can lead to low self esteem and depression. And since all psych medications can have the risk for weight gain , many r not compliant with it or even refuse to take it. Therapy iis very important.
Depression sometimes. Obese people, like non-obese people, come in all moods and personalities. However, depression symptoms can be seen more often in obese people. Some people who are depressed eat a lot to try to soothe their sadness. Other obese people become depressed due to the social and medical complications of obesity. Depression is treatable with medications. Compulsive eating, as an ocd, occurs sometimes.