Association between food insecurity and depression among older adults from low- and middle-income countries.

Smith L., Il Shin J., McDermott D., Jacob L., Barnett Y., López-Sánchez G. F., ...More

Depression and anxiety, vol.38, pp.439-446, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/da.23147
  • Journal Name: Depression and anxiety
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.439-446
  • Keywords: depression, food insecurity, low&#8208, and middle&#8208, income countries, older adults, NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, WORLD-HEALTH-ORGANIZATION, SOCIOECONOMIC-STATUS, MAJOR DEPRESSION, MENTAL-HEALTH, CAUSATION, PATTERNS, POVERTY
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Background To examine the association between self-reported food insecurity and depression in 34,129 individuals aged >= 50 years from six low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) (China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia, and South Africa).