Prospective effects of weight perception and weight comments on psychological health among Chinese adolescents.

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AIM To investigate the prospective effects of weight perception of self and weight comments by others on psychological health problems among Chinese adolescents. METHODS In the Hong Kong Student Obesity Surveillance project, 8716 adolescents (41.3% boys) aged 14.2 +/- 1.7 years were followed prospectively. Logistic regression yielded odds ratios (ORs) for… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2009.01472.x

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