The association between depression, weight loss and leptin/ghrelin levels in male patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy

Ozsoy S. , Besirli A. , Unal D. , ABDÜLREZZAK Ü. , ORHAN O.

GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY, cilt.37, ss.31-35, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier


Objective: This study investigated the relationship between weight loss, depression and anxiety, and appetite hormones, leptin and ghrelin levels in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC), as well as the effect of radiotherapy and antidepressant treatment on weight and these hormones.