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Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of depression later in life. A cross sectional study in East Attica, Greece

in older age are related to the advancing of age, being a female, divorcement and widowhood, living alone, low education and economical level, insomnia, the co-existence of a chronic illness and use of multiple drugs ( Chang-Quan et al., 2010 ; Çınar & Kartal 2008 ; Weyerer et al., 2008 ). Some studies suggest that eating a Mediterranean diet may help prevent depression. A main finding of the review was that there seemed to be a strong association between eating a Mediterranean-style diet and a reduced risk of developing symptoms of depression or being

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Eating disorders, risk and management: a personal journey and a South African and African perspective

phenomenon and thereafter attempting to quantify future risk as a public health issue, with implications for diagnosis (through awareness) and resources. The works also speak to factors contributing to risk e.g. culture, gender, dieting, religion etc. as well as describing aspects of treatment in relation to hospitalized patients which included both review of outcomes, novel interventions and complications. The most recent contribution (a chapter) related to an area of work that spoke to my research and consequent data/ publications i.e. documenting the emergence of eating

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Association of severity of depressive symptoms with sleep quality, social support and stress among Pakistani medical and dental students: A cross-sectional study

References Abdulghani HM AlKanhal AA Mahmoud ES Ponnamperuma GG Alfaris EA. Stress and its effects on medical students: a cross-sectional study at a college of medicine in Saudi Arabia. J Health Popul Nutr 2011;29:516–22. Abdulghani HM AlKanhal AA Mahmoud ES Ponnamperuma GG Alfaris EA Stress and its effects on medical students: a cross-sectional study at a college of medicine in Saudi Arabia J Health Popul Nutr 2011 29 516 22 Ahmad W Taggart F Shafique MS Muzafar Y Abidi S Ghani N et al. Diet, exercise and mental-wellbeing of healthcare

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