Overweight, body image and bullying--an epidemiological study of 11- to 15-years olds.

@article{Brixval2012OverweightBI,
  title={Overweight, body image and bullying--an epidemiological study of 11- to 15-years olds.},
  author={Carina Sj{\"o}berg Brixval and Signe Lynne Boe Rayce and Mette N\orbo Rasmussen and Bj\orn Evald Holstein and Pernille Due},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={126-30}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to examine the association between weight status and exposure to bullying among 11-, 13- and 15-year-old Danish school children. Furthermore, the purpose was to investigate the potentially mediating effect of body image. METHODS Data from the Danish contribution to the international cross-sectional research project Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) 2002 was used. Data were assessed from questionnaires and 4781 students aged 11-, 13- and… CONTINUE READING
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