Associations between overweight and obesity with bullying behaviors in school-aged children.

@article{Janssen2004AssociationsBO,
  title={Associations between overweight and obesity with bullying behaviors in school-aged children.},
  author={Ian Janssen and Wendy Craig and William F. Boyce and William Pickett},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={113 5},
  pages={
          1187-94
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The prevalence of overweight and obesity in children is rising. Childhood obesity is associated with many negative social and psychological ramifications such as peer aggression. However, the relationship between overweight and obesity status with different forms of bullying behaviors remains unclear. The purpose of this article is to examine these relationships. METHODS We examined associations between bullying behaviors (physical, verbal, relational, and sexual harassment) with… Expand
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