Relationships between body mass index, mental health, and suicidal ideation: population perspective using two methods.

@article{Goldney2009RelationshipsBB,
  title={Relationships between body mass index, mental health, and suicidal ideation: population perspective using two methods.},
  author={Robert D. Goldney and Kirsten I. Dunn and Tracy Michele Air and Eleanora Dal Grande and Anne W Taylor},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={652-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI), mental health, and suicidal ideation in a general population. METHOD Two random and representative samples were drawn from the South Australian population. The interview techniques differed, as did the measures of depression and suicidality. One involved 3034 people in face-to-face interviews, and the other involved 30 214 persons providing information via a computer-assisted telephone… CONTINUE READING