Dependence of the Geriatric Depression on Nutritional Status and Anthropometric Indices in Elderly Population

  title={Dependence of the Geriatric Depression on Nutritional Status and Anthropometric Indices in Elderly Population},
  author={Seyed Mehdi Ahmadi and Mohammad Reza Mohammadi and Seyed-Ali Mostafavi and Sareh Keshavarzi and Seyed-Mohammad-Ali Kooshesh and Hassan Joulaei and Yaser Sarikhani and Payam Peimani and Seyed Taghi Heydari and Kamran Bagheri Lankarani},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of psychiatry},
OBJECTIVE Malnutrition and depression are highly prevalent in the elderly and can lead to unfavorable outcomes. The aims of the current study were to determine the association between malnutrition and depression and also to find any correlation of depression with some anthropometric indices in free living elderly. METHOD In this cross-sectional study, 337 elderly subjects (193 females) were selected using cluster sampling. Depressive symptoms and nutritional status were determined by the… CONTINUE READING
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