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Observed Parenting Practices in Early Childhood as Predictors of Child Weight Status and Behavioral Problems at Age 10

Abstract Pediatric obesity is a public health concern due to its elevated prevalence rates and its relation to concurrent and long-term physical and psychosocial consequences. Pediatric obesity has been found to be associated with problem behaviors, albeit with inconsistent findings. The mechanism of this relation is unclear. It is possible that they have a shared etiology. Self-regulation and parenting practices are two factors that have been implicated in the development of problem behaviors and are garnering evidence for their relation with pediatric obesity. The goal of the present study was to examine whether self-regulation (SREC), positive behavior support (PBSEC), and coercive limit-setting (CLSEC) in early childhood are shared etiological ... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Montano, Zorash (Author) / Dishion, Thomas J (Advisor) / Gonzales, Nancy (Committee member) / Perez, Marisol (Committee member) / Enders, Craig (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Clinical psychology / Developmental psychology / Parenting / Pediatric obesity / Self-regulation
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 133 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Psychology 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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