Depressive symptoms and metabolic risk in adult male twins enrolled in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute twin study.

@article{McCaffery2003DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptoms and metabolic risk in adult male twins enrolled in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute twin study.},
  author={Jeanne M. McCaffery and Raymond Niaura and John F. Todaro and Gary E. Swan and Dorit Carmelli},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={490-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the extent to which depressive symptoms are associated with metabolic risk factors and whether genetic or environmental factors account for this association. METHOD Twin structural equation modeling was employed to estimate genetic and environmental contributions to the covariation of depressive symptoms, as indexed by the Centers for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale, and common variance among blood pressure, body mass index, waist-to-hip ratio, and serum… CONTINUE READING

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