Interactions between genotype and depressive symptoms on obesity.

  title={Interactions between genotype and depressive symptoms on obesity.},
  author={B F Fuemmeler and Tanya D Agurs-Collins and F. Joseph McClernon and Scott Haden Kollins and Melanie E Garrett and Allison E. Ashley-Koch},
  journal={Behavior genetics},
  volume={39 3},
Depression and Genetic variation in serotonin and monoamine transmission have both been associated with body mass index (BMI), but their interaction effects are not well understood. We examined the interaction between depressive symptoms and functional polymorphisms of serotonin transporter (SLC6A4) and monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) on categories of BMI. Participants were from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Multiple logistic regression was used to investigate interactions… CONTINUE READING

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