Psychiatric symptoms in adolescence as predictors of obesity in early adulthood: a longitudinal study.

@article{Pine1997PsychiatricSI,
  title={Psychiatric symptoms in adolescence as predictors of obesity in early adulthood: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Daniel S. Pine and Patricia Cohen and Judith S. Brook and Jeremy D. Coplan},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 8},
  pages={1303-10}
}
OBJECTIVES This study examined the longitudinal relationship between psychopathology and obesity in young adulthood. METHODS More than 700 youth in a population-based sample were psychiatrically assessed in 1983 (mean age = 14 years) and 1992 (mean age = 22 years). Self-reported body mass index (BMI) in 1992 was regressed on measures of depression and conduct disorder as well as a set of covariates including indices of physical health, social class, intelligence, and cigarette and alcohol use… CONTINUE READING
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