Depression

A selection of study findings on depression in the Seven Countries Study.

Depressive symptoms and cardiovascular disease

Depressive symptoms related to CVD mortality Elderly men from the FINE study cohorts of Finland, the Netherlands and Italy who manifested a number of depressive symptoms [...]

Depressive symptoms and cardiovascular disease

Disability and depressive symptoms

In elderly men from Finland, Italy and the Nethelands in the FINE Study, self-reported information on disability and depressive symptoms was collected in 1990 and 1995.

Disability and depressive symptoms

Lifestyle, diet and optimism

A healthy diet, especially eating more fruit, vegetables, and whole grain bread was related to a higher level of optimism.

Lifestyle, diet and optimism

Optimism and depressive symptoms

The results suggest that optimistic elderly men are at a lower risk to develop depressive symptoms.

Optimism and depressive symptoms

Nutrient intake and depressive symptoms

The results suggest that in contrast to the intake of B-vitamins, a high intake of the fish fatty acids EPA-DHA was associated with a low risk of depressive symptoms.

Nutrient intake and depressive symptoms