Depressive symptoms are associated with visceral adiposity in a community-based sample of middle-aged women and men

@inproceedings{Murabito2013DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptoms are associated with visceral adiposity in a community-based sample of middle-aged women and men},
  author={Joanne M. Murabito and Joseph M. Massaro and Brian R Clifford and Udo Hoffmann and Caroline Fox},
  booktitle={Obesity},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relation between measures of adiposity and depressive symptoms in a large well characterized community-based sample, we examined the relations of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) to depressive symptoms in 1,581 women (mean age 52.2 years) and 1,718 men (mean age 49.8 years) in the Framingham Heart Study. DESIGN AND METHODS Depressive symptoms were measured using the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression (CES-D) scale… CONTINUE READING

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