Is children's Body Mass Index associated with their parents' personality? A prospective controlled trial

Erdogan F., Eliacik M., Ipek I. O. , Arici N., Kadak M. T. , Ceran O.

MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol.69, no.4, pp.281-287, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0026-4946.16.04241-9
  • Title of Journal : MINERVA PEDIATRICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-287


BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to elucidate the effect of the personal characteristics and psychological status of parents on their children's Body Mass Index (BMI) by using validated questionnaires.