Karen M Silvers

Summary

Affiliation: New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and self-reported physical and mental health status
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 11600, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 5:427-31. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial of fish oil in the treatment of depression
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 72:211-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use in people being treated for depression
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:30-4. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption in pregnancy and omega-3 status after birth are not associated with postnatal depression
    Joanna C Browne
    Psychology Department, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 90:131-9. 2006

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Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and self-reported physical and mental health status
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 11600, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Public Health Nutr 5:427-31. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether self-reported mental health status, measured using the SF-36 questionnaire, was associated with fish consumption, assessed using a food-frequency questionnaire...
  2. ncbi request reprint Randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial of fish oil in the treatment of depression
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 72:211-8. 2005
    ..001) and this improvement was sustained throughout. In conclusion, fish oil was no more effective than the control as an add-on therapy for depression in this setting...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use in people being treated for depression
    Karen M Silvers
    New Zealand Institute for Crop and Food Research, Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:30-4. 2006
    ..001). In conclusion, the use of dietary supplements is common among people being treated for depression. This has important implications for clinical practice as little is known about supplement-drug interactions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption in pregnancy and omega-3 status after birth are not associated with postnatal depression
    Joanna C Browne
    Psychology Department, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Affect Disord 90:131-9. 2006
    ..Hence new mothers are more likely to be depleted in omega-3s. Our aim was to determine whether prenatal fish consumption and omega-3 status after birth were associated with postnatal depression...