Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 23rd, 2006
"Parenting style was examined as a predictor of weight loss maintenance in behavioral family-based pediatric obesity treatment. Fifty obese children who participated in a behavioral family-based pediatric obesity treatment were studied. Hierarchical regression tested the incremental effect of baseline parenting and parenting during treatment on children's percentage overweight change over 12 months, beyond demographics and adherence to targeted behaviors," scientists writing in the journal Obesity Research report.
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