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Association of overweight/obesity in the development of physical aggression in children and adolescents

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posted on 2019-01-14, 00:00 authored by Melissa Kwong Wai Tso
The studies contained in this thesis provided support for evolutionary and social dominance theories of aggression in childhood and adolescence, and the findings indicated a significant association between overweight/obesity and physical aggression in children and adolescents, even after controlling for a number of well-established risk and protective factors.

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207 p.

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thesis

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thesis

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eng

Degree type

Research doctorate

Degree name

D. Psych (Forensic)

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J Toumbourou

Faculty

Faculty of Health

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School of Psychology

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