Weight Reduction Behaviors Among European Adolescents-Changes From 2001/2002 to 2017/2018

Dzielska A., Kelly C., Ojala K., Finne E., Spinelli A., Furstova J., ...More

JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, vol.66, no.6, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 66 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.03.008
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, ASSIA, PASCAL, CAB Abstracts, Child Development & Adolescent Studies, CINAHL, EMBASE, Gender Studies Database, MEDLINE, PAIS International, Psycinfo, Public Affairs Index, Social services abstracts, Sociological abstracts, Veterinary Science Database, Violence & Abuse Abstracts
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze changes in the prevalence of weight reduction behaviors (WRBs) among European adolescents from 26 countries between 2001/2002 and 2017/ 2018. The impact of the perception of body weight on WLB was also analyzed, with particular attention being paid to overestimation.