EP12 Epidemic of Obesity and Its Psychological Effects
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"First on air 22 May 2021 "

Obesity is on the rise globally in both adults and children, both male and female, both rich and poor countries. World Health Organization has said that the issue of overweight and obesity has already grown to epidemic proportions, with over four million people dying as a result of being overweight or obese in 2017. In Thailand, the number of obese children, and obese adult men and women have also steadily risen and will continue to surge. In this episode, Asst. Prof. Dr. Sathaporn Ngamukote from Faculty of Allied Health Sciences talks about the causes of obesity, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Nattasuda Taephant from Faculty of Psychology discusses the psychological effects of obesity. Both are from Chulalongkorn University.