Adolescent-parent interactions and communication preferences regarding body weight and weight management: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Shrewsbury2010AdolescentparentIA,
  title={Adolescent-parent interactions and communication preferences regarding body weight and weight management: a qualitative study},
  author={Vanessa A Shrewsbury and Lesley A King and Libby A Hattersley and Sarah A Howlett and Seema Mihrshahi and Louise A. Baur},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND This study aimed to canvass the nature of adolescent-parent interactions about weight, particularly overweight, and to explore ideas of how to foster supportive discussions regarding weight, both in the home and with family doctors. METHODS A market research company was contracted to recruit and conduct a series of separate focus groups with adolescents and unrelated parents of adolescents from low-middle socio-economic areas in Sydney and a regional centre, Australia. Group… CONTINUE READING
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