Associations between vitamin D levels and depressive symptoms in healthy young adult women.

@article{Kerr2015AssociationsBV,
  title={Associations between vitamin D levels and depressive symptoms in healthy young adult women.},
  author={David C. R. Kerr and David T. Zava and Walter T Piper and Sarina R. Saturn and Balz B. Frei and Adrian F Gombart},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2015},
  volume={227 1},
  pages={46-51}
}
There have been few studies of whether vitamin D insufficiency is linked with depression in healthy young women despite women׳s high rates of both problems. Female undergraduates (n=185) living in the Pacific Northwest during fall, winter, and spring academic terms completed the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D) scale weekly for 4 weeks (W1-W5). We measured serum levels of vitamin D3 and C (ascorbate; as a control variable) in blood samples collected at W1 and W5. Vitamin D… CONTINUE READING
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