Association of depression with Body Mass Index, sedentary behavior, and maladaptive eating attitudes and behaviors in 11 to 13-year old children.

@article{Anton2006AssociationOD,
  title={Association of depression with Body Mass Index, sedentary behavior, and maladaptive eating attitudes and behaviors in 11 to 13-year old children.},
  author={Stephen D Anton and Robert L Newton and Melinda Sothern and C K Martin and T. F. M. Stewart and Donald A. Williamson},
  journal={Eating and weight disorders : EWD},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          e102-8
        }
}
We examined the relation of different behavioral dimensions of depression with weight-related variables (BMI percentile, sedentary behavior, eating attitudes, and weight control behaviors) in children aged 11 to 13 years. Depression was assessed using the Children's Depression Inventory (CDI). Sedentary behavior was measured in 45 sixth grade students (23 boys and 22 girls) using a validated 24-hour recall instrument, the Self-Administered Physical Activity Checklist. BMI was calculated… CONTINUE READING

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