Depression with atypical features and increase in obesity, body mass index, waist circumference, and fat mass: a prospective, population-based study.

@article{Lasserre2014DepressionWA,
  title={Depression with atypical features and increase in obesity, body mass index, waist circumference, and fat mass: a prospective, population-based study.},
  author={Aur{\'e}lie M. Lasserre and Jennifer Glaus and Caroline Louise Vandeleur and Pedro Marques-Vidal and Julien Vaucher and François Bastardot and G{\'e}rard Waeber and Peter Vollenweider and Martin Preisig},
  journal={JAMA psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={71 8},
  pages={880-8}
}
IMPORTANCE Depression and obesity are 2 prevalent disorders that have been repeatedly shown to be associated. However, the mechanisms and temporal sequence underlying this association are poorly understood. OBJECTIVE To determine whether the subtypes of major depressive disorder (MDD; melancholic, atypical, combined, or unspecified) are predictive of adiposity in terms of the incidence of obesity and changes in body mass index (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters… CONTINUE READING

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