Association of Parents' Body Esteem and Body Mass Index with Children's Body Esteem and BMI: A Study from Turkey


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ÖZCEBE L. H. , ARSLAN U. E. , ÜNER S. , Araz O., Unlu H. K. , YARDIM M. S. , ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, vol.7, no.3, pp.236-242, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.30643
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.236-242
  • Keywords: BMI, body esteem, childhood obesity, parental relations, daughter, sons, Turkey, DAUGHTER RELATIONSHIP, MOTHER-DAUGHTER, WEIGHT

Abstract

Aim: Childhood obesity is associated with psychosocial and medical comorbidities. Children affected by obesity have significantly lower self-esteem than children with normal weight, and families have an important role in the development of body image and body dissatisfaction. We aimed to examine the relationship between the body esteem of obese children and their parents' body esteem and weight status.