B659 - Obesity and depression in adolescents linked to B799 - 30/05/2008

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Principal applicant name: 
Dr Nicola Wiles (University of Bristol, UK)
Prof Glyn Lewis (University of Bristol, UK), Prof Debbie A Lawlor (University of Bristol, UK), Prof Andy Ness (University of Bristol, UK), Prof Kate Tilling (University of Bristol, UK), Dr Jon Heron (University of Bristol, UK)
Title of project: 
Obesity and depression in adolescents (linked to B799).
Proposal summary: 

Specific Objectives

(1) To determine whether obese adolescents have an increased risk of depression 2 to 6 years later

(2) To determine whether depressed adolescents are more likely to become obese 2 to 6 years later

(3) To examine the inter-relationship between obesity and depression amongst adolescents aged 9 to 15/16 years.

Date proposal received: 
Friday, 30 May, 2008
Date proposal approved: 
Friday, 30 May, 2008
Depression, Obesity
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