Interactions Between MAOA Genotype and Receipt of Public Assistance: Predicting Change in Depressive Symptoms and Body Mass Index.

@article{Marmorstein2011InteractionsBM,
  title={Interactions Between MAOA Genotype and Receipt of Public Assistance: Predicting Change in Depressive Symptoms and Body Mass Index.},
  author={Naomi R. Marmorstein and Daniel A Hart},
  journal={Journal of research on adolescence : the official journal of the Society for Research on Adolescence},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={619-630}
}
Response to stress is determined in part by genetically-influenced regulation of the monoamine system. We examined the interaction of a stressor (receipt of public assistance) and a gene regulating the monoamine system (MAOA) in the prediction of change in adolescent depressive symptoms and body mass index (BMI). Participants were drawn from the National… CONTINUE READING