Establishing the bidirectional relationship between depression and subclinical arteriosclerosis - rationale, design, and characteristics of the BiDirect Study
Henning Teismann, Heike Wersching, Maren Nagel, Volker Arolt, Walter Heindel, Bernhard T Baune, Juergen Wellmann, Hans-Werner Hense, Klaus Berger
BMC Psychiatry | BMC | Published : 2014
Awarded by German Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF)
BiDirect is funded by a research grant (FKZ-01ER0816) from the German Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF). We would like to thank all participants for their interest and engagement. This study could not have been realized without the support of many co-workers. We would like to specifically thank our team of study nurses and data managers for their excellent work and commitment during three years of data collection. We also acknowledge support by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and Open Access Publication Fund of the University of Munster.