Work Packages

WP 1:

Bi-directional link of food intake, nutrients and obesity with depression: observational evidence


WP Leader:

VU University-Vumc, Netherlands


Main Objectives:

  • Reports on the observational relation of food intake, nutrient status and obesity with depression

Main Deliverables:

  • To determine the bi-directional relation of food intake with (change in) depressive symptoms and incident clinical depression.
  • To determine the bi-directional relation between nutrient status and (change in) depressive symptoms and incident clinical depression.
  • To determine the bi-directional relation between obesity and (change in) depressive symptoms and incident clinical depression.
  • To unravel the psychological, lifestyle, and environmental mechanisms underlying the above associations.