Associations of body weight perception and weight control behaviors with problematic internet use among Korean adolescents.

@article{Park2017AssociationsOB,
  title={Associations of body weight perception and weight control behaviors with problematic internet use among Korean adolescents.},
  author={Subin Park and Yeeun Lee},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2017},
  volume={251},
  pages={275-280}
}
We examined the association of body mass index (BMI), body weight perception, and weight control behaviors with problematic Internet use in a nationwide sample of Korean adolescents. Cross-sectional data from the 2010 Korean Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey collected from 37,041 boys and 33,655 girls in middle- and high- schools (grades 7-12) were analyzed. Participants were classified into groups based on BMI (underweight, normal weight, overweight, and obese), body weight perception… CONTINUE READING
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