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Insomnia and daytime sleepiness are risk factors for depressive symptoms in the elderly.
STUDY OBJECTIVES Previous studies have reported that insomnia and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) may predict depression in adults. However, these associations have not been investigated inExpand
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Collaborative meta-analysis finds no evidence of a strong interaction between stress and 5-HTTLPR genotype contributing to the development of depression
The hypothesis that the S allele of the 5-HTTLPR serotonin transporter promoter region is associated with increased risk of depression, but only in individuals exposed to stressful situations, hasExpand
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Prevalence of Type 2 diabetes and central adiposity in La Reunion Island, the REDIA Study.
La Reunion Island, a French overseas department in the Indian Ocean provides an example of rapid urbanisation and drastic changes in the way of life--from traditional to "westernized" lifestyle--overExpand
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Plasma osteoprotegerin is associated with mortality in hemodialysis patients.
Expression of bone proteins resulting from transdifferentiation of vascular smooth muscle cells into osteoblasts suggests that vascular calcifications are a bioactive process. Regulating moleculesExpand
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A genome-wide association study of anorexia nervosa
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a complex and heritable eating disorder characterized by dangerously low body weight. Neither candidate gene studies nor an initial genome-wide association study (GWAS) haveExpand
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Insomnia symptoms in older adults: associated factors and gender differences.
OBJECTIVES the aim of this study was to examine the factors associated with insomnia in community-dwelling elderly as a function of the nature and number of insomnia symptoms (IS), e.g., difficultyExpand
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Association of adverse childhood environment and 5-HTTLPR Genotype with late-life depression.
OBJECTIVE Neurobiological and clinical studies suggest that childhood maltreatment may result in functional and structural nervous system changes that predispose the individual to depression. ThisExpand
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Temperament personality profiles in suicidal behaviour: an investigation of associated demographic, clinical and genetic factors.
BACKGROUND Personality traits have been suggested as possible risk factors for suicidal behaviours. Cloninger's model of personality (TCI), given its neurobiological background, might provide anExpand
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Is it valid to measure suicidal ideation by depression rating scales?
OBJECTIVE To date, most researchers rely on suicidal items of scales primarily designed to measure depression severity to capture suicidal ideation (SI). This study aims at investigating how well theExpand
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Excessive sleepiness is predictive of cognitive decline in the elderly.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To examine the association of sleep complaints reported at baseline (insomnia complaints and excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS)) and medication, with cognitive decline inExpand
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