Nutritional status in patients with major depressive disorders: a pilot study in tabriz, iran.

  title={Nutritional status in patients with major depressive disorders: a pilot study in tabriz, iran.},
  author={Bahram Pourghassem Gargari and Maryam Saboktakin and Soltanali Mahboob and Nosratollah Pourafkari},
  journal={Health promotion perspectives},
  volume={2 2},
INTRODUCTION This study was conducted to assess the nutritional status in Iranian major depres¬sive disorder patients. We also determined the relationship between nutrients intake with depres¬sion severity. METHODS Seventy major depressive patients were selected randomly from outpatient depressive subjects, referred to Razi Psychiatry Hospital in Tabriz, Iran in 2007. Dietary intakes were rec¬orded and compared with dietary reference intakes (DRIs). Definition of the disease and its se¬verity… CONTINUE READING


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