Risk of malnutrition is associated with mental health symptoms in community living elderly men and women: The Tromso Study

January 2011
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p112
Academic Journal
The article presents a research which attempts to examine the relationship between mental health and both the risk of malnutrition and body mass index (BMI). It is reported that, the researchers conducted their research on a sample of elderly men and women from Tromsø, Norway, with specific focus on anxiety and depression. According to the research, there exists a strong relationship between impaired mental health and risk of malnutrition.


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