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Elevated depressive symptoms in metabolic syndrome in a general population of Japanese men: a cross-sectional study

  • Atsuko Sekita1, 2,
  • Hisatomi Arima1Email author,
  • Toshiharu Ninomiya3,
  • Tomoyuki Ohara1, 2,
  • Yasufumi Doi3,
  • Yoichiro Hirakawa1,
  • Masayo Fukuhara1,
  • Jun Hata1,
  • Koji Yonemoto4,
  • Yukiko Ga1, 2,
  • Takanari Kitazono3,
  • Shigenobu Kanba2 and
  • Yutaka Kiyohara1
BMC Public Health201313:862

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-862

Received: 13 February 2013

Accepted: 5 September 2013

Published: 18 September 2013

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Original Submission
13 Feb 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kai Kahl
12 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nicole Vogelzangs
14 Jun 2013 Author responded Author comments - Atsuko Sekita
Resubmission - Version 3
14 Jun 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nicole Vogelzangs
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
5 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
18 Sep 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-862

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
(2)
Department of Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
(3)
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
(4)
Biostatistics Center, Kurume University

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