Metabolic syndrome and depression: a cross-sectional analysis.

  title={Metabolic syndrome and depression: a cross-sectional analysis.},
  author={Tuula H Heiskanen and Leo K. Niskanen and Jukka J. Hintikka and Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen and Kirsi Honkalampi and Kaisa Haatainen and Heimo T Viinam{\"a}ki},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={67 9},
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in depressive outpatients and to identify its correlates in depression. METHOD This cross-sectional analysis was performed on 121 depressive outpatients from January 2002 through January 2004 who were diagnosed at baseline with the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-III-R. The metabolic syndrome was diagnosed at 6-year follow-up according to the modified criteria of the National Cholesterol Education Program. The severity of… CONTINUE READING

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