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Much of the scientific literature on affective states in primary care settings is derived from instrument-based diagnoses, typically without the benefit of clinical in-depth examination. In a naturalistic family practice setting, we prospectively evaluated 108 consecutive anxious and/or depressed...
Patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) selectively eat more carbohydrates (CHO), particularly sweets but also starch-rich foods, during their depression in winter. The Dutch Eating Behaviour Questionnaire (DEBQ) was administered to female SAD patients, healthy female controls, and female...
Co-occurring substance abuse is common among people with chronic mental illnesses such as schizophrenia. Although gender differences have been established among substance abusers in the general population and among people with schizophrenia, little is known about gender differences in people with...