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Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology
A genome-wide association study and Metabochip meta-analysis of body mass index (BMI), a measure commonly used to define obesity and assess adiposity, in up to 339,224 individuals provide strong support for a role of the central nervous system in obesity susceptibility.
Bullying and victimization in elementary schools: a comparison of bullies, victims, bully/victims, and uninvolved preadolescents.
- R. Veenstra, S. Lindenberg, A. Oldehinkel, A. D. de Winter, F. Verhulst, J. Ormel
- PsychologyDevelopmental psychology
- 1 July 2005
It was found that not only victims and bully/victims but bullies as well were disliked and that parenting was unrelated to bullying and victimization once other factors were controlled.
The normative development of child and adolescent problem behavior.
- I. Bongers, H. Koot, J. van der Ende, F. Verhulst
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of abnormal psychology
- 1 May 2003
These normative developmental trajectories of parent-reported problems assessed with the Child Behavior Checklist provide information against which developmental deviance in childhood and adolescence can be detected.
Behavioral and Emotional Problems Reported by Parents of Children Ages 6 to 16 in 31 Societies
This study compared parents' ratings of behavioral and emotional problems on the Child Behavior Checklist (Achenbach, 1991;Achenbach & Rescorla, 2001) for general population samples of children ages…
The prevalence of DSM-III-R diagnoses in a national sample of Dutch adolescents.
- F. Verhulst, J. van der Ende, R. Ferdinand, M. Kasius
- Psychology, MedicineArchives of general psychiatry
- 1 April 1997
The 6-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders among Dutch adolescents, using standardized, internationally available, and replicable assessment procedures, and assessed sex differences and comorbidity of diagnoses seemed high, many adolescents with DSM-III-R diagnoses functioned quite well.
Developmental trajectories of depressive symptoms from early childhood to late adolescence: gender differences and adult outcome.
- M. Dekker, R. Ferdinand, N. V. van Lang, I. Bongers, J. van der Ende, F. Verhulst
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
- 1 July 2007
This study shows the value of estimating growth-mixture models separately for boys and girls with depressive problems during childhood or starting in adolescence are especially at risk for poor outcome as young adults and should be considered candidates for intervention.
Help seeking for emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents
- M. Zwaanswijk, P. Verhaak, J. Bensing, J. Ende, F. Verhulst
- PsychologyEuropean Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
- 1 August 2003
Although recent studies uncovered several determinants of problem recognition by the GP, this aspect of the help-seeking pathway remains relatively uncharted and, therefore, needs to be the focus of future research.
Children's eating behavior, feeding practices of parents and weight problems in early childhood: results from the population-based Generation R Study
- P. Jansen, S. Roza, H. Tiemeier
- Medicine, PsychologyInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and…
- 30 October 2012
This study provides important information by showing how young children’s eating behaviors and parental feeding patterns differ between children with normal weight, underweight and overweight.
Developmental trajectories of externalizing behaviors in childhood and adolescence.
The trajectories found in this study provide a basis against which deviations from the expected developmental course can be identified and classified as deviant or nondeviant.