Negmeldin Alsheikh

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The prevalence of adult obesity in Kuwait is among the highest in the Arab peninsula, and cardiovascular disease, for which obesity is a risk factor, is the leading cause of death. This study reports familial and environmental factors associated with childhood obesity; in addition to adverse effects of obesity on children's serum lipids, lipoproteins,(More)
Abstract The impact of parenting styles on 5-8th grade students’ performance and self-esteem was analyzed within a sample of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) public school children. A sample of 162 children (50% boys, 50% girls) reported on their parents’ child-rearing practices. Parenting styles were classified into one of three groups (autonomy granting,(More)
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