Negative Peer Perceptions of Obese Children in the Classroom Environment

Negative Peer Perceptions of Obese Children in the Classroom Environment Objective: It is asserted that the more immediate and observable consequences of pediatric obesity are psychosocial in nature. This study examines the peer relations of clinically referred obese youth compared to demographically comparable nonoverweight peers within the classroom environment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Obesity Wiley

Negative Peer Perceptions of Obese Children in the Classroom Environment

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Wiley Subscription Services
ISSN
1930-7381
eISSN
1930-739X
DOI
10.1038/oby.2008.4
pmid
18379560
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Abstract

Objective: It is asserted that the more immediate and observable consequences of pediatric obesity are psychosocial in nature. This study examines the peer relations of clinically referred obese youth compared to demographically comparable nonoverweight peers within the classroom environment.

Journal

ObesityWiley

Published: Jan 1, 2008

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