DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2016.03.023
View full text
Alexandra Georgiou, Elpida Vlachopapadopoulou, George Moschonis, Theodora Psaltopoulou, Fotini Karachaliou, Dimitra Koutsouki, Grigoris Bogdanis, Vilelmini Karagianni, Anastasia Papadopoulou, Yannis Manios, Aggelos Chatzakis, Stefanos Michalakos

Abstract: The nature of the etiology of obesity is multifactorial. Aims: The purpose of the study was to develop a childhood obesity probability assessment index based to social behavioral factors and sociodemographic characteristics of the family. Materials and method: The study was cross-sectional with additional data from a representative sample of 187 students (9-13 years old) from the city of Agrinio (The Agrinio City Study). Impaired perception of body image, increased school shyness/anxiety, poor school acceptanc…

expand abstract