Relationships between pediatric obesity and maternal emotional states and attitudes


AKAY A., ÖZTÜRK Y., Avcil S. N., Kavurma C., Tufan E.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN MEDICINE, vol.50, no.2, pp.178-190, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0091217415605032
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY IN MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.178-190
  • Keywords: Obesity, depression, anxiety, parental attitude, family functioning, pediatric, parenting, family, BODY-MASS INDEX, CHILDHOOD OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, FAMILY, CHILDREN, DETERMINANTS, DEPRESSION, BEHAVIORS, DISEASE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective The goal of this study was to investigate depression and anxiety levels of mothers whose child (7-11 years) and adolescent (12-18 years) offspring had obesity, as well as those mothers' attitudes toward their children and their family relationships.