Depressive symptoms during childhood and adult obesity: the Zurich Cohort Study

@article{Hasler2005DepressiveSD,
  title={Depressive symptoms during childhood and adult obesity: the Zurich Cohort Study},
  author={Gregor Hasler and Daniel S. Pine and David G Kleinbaum and Alex Gamma and David A. Luckenbaugh and Vladeta Ajdacic and Dominique Eich and Wulf R{\"o}ssler and Jules Angst},
  journal={Molecular Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={10},
  pages={842-850}
}
Depression and obesity have become major health problems with increasing prevalence. Given the limited effectiveness of treatment for weight problems, the identification of novel, potentially modifiable risk factors may provide insights on new preventive approaches to obesity. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that depressive symptoms during childhood are associated with weight gain and obesity during young adulthood. Participants were from a prospective community-based… CONTINUE READING

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