Longitudinal analysis of weight perception and psychological factors in Chinese adolescents.

@article{Xie2011LongitudinalAO,
  title={Longitudinal analysis of weight perception and psychological factors in Chinese adolescents.},
  author={Bin Xie and Chih-Ping Chou and Donna Spruijt-Metz and Kim D. Reynolds and Paula Healani Palmer and Qiaobing Wu and Peggy Gallaher and C. Anderson Johnson},
  journal={American journal of health behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={92-104}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate associations of overweight status and perception with trajectories of psychological distress in adolescents. METHODS Longitudinal data for 6970 Chinese adolescents were included. The multivariate curve-of-factor latent growth curve models were adopted to examine trajectories of psychological distress symptoms and associations with overweight status and perception. RESULTS After controlling for actual overweight status, psychological distress symptoms were weakly… CONTINUE READING
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