Observation of family functioning at mealtime: a comparison between families of children with and without overweight.

@article{Moens2007ObservationOF,
  title={Observation of family functioning at mealtime: a comparison between families of children with and without overweight.},
  author={Ellen Moens and Caroline Braet and Barbara Soetens},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={52-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine differences between families of children with and without overweight on parental control and support. METHODS Twenty-eight families with an overweight child and a control group of 28 families with a normal weight child (age range 7-13 years) participated in the study. Observations and self-reports of mealtime family functioning were administered and analyzed. RESULTS Parents of children with overweight reported to exert more control on their children's feeding behavior… CONTINUE READING