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relationship Dietary diversity scores with depression and self-esteem in Iranian soldier of Tehran barracks in 1395. RJMS. 2017; 24 (158)
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-4732-en.html

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Background: Nowadays is a period of psychological disorders. The most important psychological disorders are depression and low self-esteem. One of the main the causes of disability in society are mental disorders. Also, Dietary diversity score is important criteria for nutritional adequacy and a good predictor for a chronic disease whose relationship with psychological diseases that Has received less attention. This study examines the relationship Dietary diversity scores with depression and self-esteem in Iranian soldier of Tehran barracks.

Methods: 246 Iranian soldier, according to the study inclusion criteria, cluster sampling method, were selected for this study. Demographic indicators by questionnaire and for each the participants recorded a 24-hour food recall and dietary diversity was measured. Depression and self-esteem were measured by standard questionnaires DASS and Rosenberg.P<0.05 was considered statistically significant.

Findings: In subjects 15.9% were depressed and 37% had low self-esteem. Ratios risk of depression for Dietary diversity score quarter, after adjusting for confounding pointers by [or = 1.00,0.78, 0.75,0.69; p <0.01] was estimated that there was a statistically significant. But the odds ratio quartiles of dietary diversity were not significant by self-esteem.

Conclusion: Dietary diversity score reduces the odds ratio of depression but not effect statistically significant on self-esteem. have more prospective studies been needed to identify this connection.

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nutrition Sciences

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