Food and mental health: relationship between food and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among university students in the United Kingdom.

@article{ElAnsari2014FoodAM,
  title={Food and mental health: relationship between food and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among university students in the United Kingdom.},
  author={Walid El Ansari and Hamed Ademola Adetunji and Reza Oskrochi},
  journal={Central European journal of public health},
  year={2014},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          90-7
        }
}
AIMS The current study assessed, by university and sex, the association between nutritional behaviour (twelve independent variables), and stress and depressive symptoms (dependent variables) in a sample from three UK countries. METHODS A cross-sectional survey was undertaken among undergraduates enrolled across seven universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland (N = 3,706). Self-administered questionnaires included a 12-item food frequency questionnaire, Cohen's Perceived Stress Scale… Expand
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