The longitudinal association from obesity to depression: results from the 12-year National Population Health Survey.

@article{Garipy2010TheLA,
  title={The longitudinal association from obesity to depression: results from the 12-year National Population Health Survey.},
  author={Genevi{\`e}ve Gari{\'e}py and JianLi Wang and Alain D. Lesage and Norbert Schmitz},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={1033-8}
}
Prior observational studies have investigated the association between obesity and depression but evidence remains weak and mixed. There has been a call for high-quality longitudinal studies to elucidate the etiologic relationship from obesity to depression. The main objective of this study was therefore to investigate whether obesity was a risk factor for depression in a nationally representative sample followed for 12 years. Seven waves of data collection (1994-1995 to 2006-2007) were obtained… CONTINUE READING

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