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DHA mediates the protective effect of fish consumption on new episodes of depression among women

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In a longitudinal cohort study of young Australian adults, we reported that for women higher baseline levels of fish consumption were associated with reduced incidence of new depressive episodes during the 5-year follow-up. Fish are high in both n-3 fatty acids and tyrosine. In this study, we seek to determine whether n-3 fatty acids or tyrosine explain the observed association. During 2004-2006, a FFQ (nine fish items) was used to estimate weekly fish consumption among 546 women aged 26-36 y...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/s0007114517002768

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Reeves, JL More by this author
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ORCID:
0000-0003-4042-1769
Magnussen, CG More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Kangas, AJ More by this author
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National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia More from this funder
National Heart Foundation More from this funder
Tasmanian Community Fund More from this funder
Veolia Environmental Services More from this funder
Sigrid Juselius Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
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British Journal of Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
118
Issue:
9
Pages:
743-749
Publication date:
2017-11-14
Acceptance date:
2017-09-15
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EISSN:
1475-2662
ISSN:
0007-1145
Pubs id:
pubs:812231
URN:
uri:a539f1df-9fd5-46c9-8926-bc6ee7b8fa07
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uuid:a539f1df-9fd5-46c9-8926-bc6ee7b8fa07
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pubs:812231

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