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The relationship between dietary diversity, body fat, lifestyle Previous with depression and self-esteem in training military service . RJMS. 2017; 24 (158)
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-4470-en.html

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Background: Mental disorders are on the rise and Disrupt Health. Depression and loss of self-esteem are the most important problems Which will lead to chronic diseases. One of the steps affecting mental health throughout life is Military service. In particular, the initial period That are associated with being away from family and new living conditions. The aim of this study was to evaluate depression and self-esteem during training troops and their relation with people's lifestyle.

Methods: In This semi experimental study 246 individuals in 1395 years, according to the criteria Were selected from an army barracks. After obtaining informed consent was conducted to measure depression and self-esteem and other indices. After 8 weeks, repeated assessments of depression and self-esteem was measured changes. And the connections with lifestyle was determined by linear regression. Values less than 0.05 were significant.

Result: The mean age was 24.15 ± 1.54 years. The degree of depression and self-esteem were respectively 2.24 and 5.58 that change to 2.72 and 4.33. A high diversity of food reduces depression. Weight loss during the period of soldiers on changes in depression and self-esteem is effective and is statistically significant.

Conclusions: Depression during military training period increases and reduced self-esteem. High dietary diversity and good economic status of protective factors against these changes. Further studies are recommended to determine this relationship.

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nutrition Sciences

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