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Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology
Obesity is heritable and predisposes to many diseases. To understand the genetic basis of obesity better, here we conduct a genome-wide association study and Metabochip meta-analysis of body massExpand
Bullying and victimization in elementary schools: a comparison of bullies, victims, bully/victims, and uninvolved preadolescents.
Research on bullying and victimization largely rests on univariate analyses and on reports from a single informant. Researchers may thus know too little about the simultaneous effects of variousExpand
The normative development of child and adolescent problem behavior.
The aim of this study was to identify normative developmental trajectories of parent-reported problems assessed with the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL; T. M. Achenbach, 1991) in a representativeExpand
The prevalence of DSM-III-R diagnoses in a national sample of Dutch adolescents.
BACKGROUND We estimated the 6-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders among Dutch adolescents, using standardized, internationally available, and replicable assessment procedures, and assessed sexExpand
Developmental trajectories of depressive symptoms from early childhood to late adolescence: gender differences and adult outcome.
BACKGROUND Limited information is available on gender differences and young-adult poor outcome in children and adolescents following distinct developmental trajectories of depressive symptoms. Expand
Help seeking for emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents
Abstract.In order to understand the discrepancy between rates of child and adolescent psychopathology and rates of mental health service use, variables influencing the help-seeking process need to beExpand
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 agesExpand
Children's eating behavior, feeding practices of parents and weight problems in early childhood: results from the population-based Generation R Study
BackgroundWeight problems that arise in the first years of life tend to persist. Behavioral research in this period can provide information on the modifiable etiology of unhealthy weight. The presentExpand
Developmental trajectories of externalizing behaviors in childhood and adolescence.
This article describes the average and group-based developmental trajectories of aggression, opposition, property violations, and status violations using parent reports of externalizing behaviors onExpand
Determinants of salivary cortisol levels in 10–12 year old children; a population-based study of individual differences
The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA)-axis is a central component of the body's neuroendocrine response to stress. Its major end-product cortisol has profound effects on mood and behavior.Expand