Depression

#VisualAbstract: Effect of Integrated Behavioral Weight Loss Treatment and Problem-Solving Therapy on Body Mass Index and Depressive Symptoms Among Patients With Obesity and Depression

1. In this randomized controlled trial, integrated behavioral weight loss treatment, problem-solving therapy, and as needed antidepressant treatment led to a modest reduction in depression symptoms and weight loss at 12 months compared to care as usual. 2. The intervention was successful in non-Hispanic white patients, women, and those older Czytaj więcej…

chronic disease

The MooDFOOD Trial: Diet and food-related behavioral activation therapy not effective in preventing major depressive disorder in obese or overweight adults

1. In this randomized controlled trial, overweight or obese adults with subsyndromal depressive symptoms were just as likely to develop major depressive disorder (MDD) when treated with food-related behavioral activation therapy plus dietary supplementation than care as usual. 2. Food-related behavioral activation therapy was related to a significant improvement in Czytaj więcej…

chronic disease

The RAINBOW Trial: Integrated treatment for depression and obesity likely to have modest benefit

1. In this randomized controlled trial, integrated behavioral weight loss treatment, problem-solving therapy, and as needed antidepressant treatment led to a modest reduction in depression symptoms and weight loss at 12 months compared to care as usual. 2. The intervention was successful in non-Hispanic white patients, women, and those older Czytaj więcej…

Cardiology

Quick Take: The effect of a programme to improve men’s sedentary time and physical activity: The European Fans in Training (EuroFIT) randomised controlled trial

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that individuals participate in at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, as part of the prevention of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and several cancers. Nearly one third of adults, however, fail to meet these recommendations. Sedentary behaviour Czytaj więcej…