The impact of maternal negative affectivity on dietary patterns of 18-month-old children in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study.

@article{Ystrom2009TheIO,
  title={The impact of maternal negative affectivity on dietary patterns of 18-month-old children in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study.},
  author={Eivind Ystrom and Susan Niegel and Margarete Erika Vollrath},
  journal={Maternal & child nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={234-42}
}
Early dietary habits are formative for dietary habits later in life. Maternal personality might be an important factor in unhealthy feeding of children. The current study aims to assess the degree to which the personality trait of negative affectivity in mothers predicts their child's diet at age 18 months. This study is a part of the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study conducted at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. A total of 27 763 mothers completed 3 repeated assessments of… CONTINUE READING

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