Dieting and the family context of eating in young adolescent children.

  title={Dieting and the family context of eating in young adolescent children.},
  author={Henry Edmunds and Andrew J. Hill},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={25 4},
OBJECTIVES The potential for undernutrition and links with eating disorders make early dieting an issue of concern. The aim of this research was to examine the eating patterns, social circumstances of eating, and parental use of food in young adolescent dieters. METHODS Four hundred and two 12-year-old children (200 girls, 202 boys) completed assessments of dieting, eating patterns, food-related nurturance, and parental control of eating, together with body weight, height, and self-perception… CONTINUE READING

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