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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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The association of body-mass index and depressed mood with knee pain and activity limitations in knee osteoarthritis: results from the Amsterdam osteoarthritis cohort

  • Jasmijn FM Holla1Email author,
  • Marike van der Leeden1, 2, 3,
  • Dirk L Knol4,
  • Leo D Roorda1,
  • Martin van der Esch1,
  • Ramon E Voorneman5,
  • Willem F Lems5, 6 and
  • Joost Dekker1, 2, 3, 7
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201314:296

Received: 26 April 2013

Accepted: 14 October 2013

Published: 17 October 2013

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Original Submission
26 Apr 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
30 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sarah Kingsbury
14 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anne-Maree Keenan
9 Sep 2013 Author responded Author comments - Jasmijn Holla
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Sep 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Oct 2013 Editorially accepted
17 Oct 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-14-296

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Authors’ Affiliations

Amsterdam Rehabilitation Research Centre | Reade
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre
EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Centre
Jan van Breemen Research Institute | Reade, Amsterdam
Department of Rheumatology, VU University Medical Centre
Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Centre