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Researchers Find Mental Health of Parents Matters When It Comes to Child Obesity; Study Also Examined Role of Income and Rurality

Source
Kentucky Health News
Date
Dec 3, 2019
Summary
Presents an overview of a study that found a link between parents' mental health and their child's weight. When adjusted for factors like food insecurity and physical activity, maternal mental health was found to have more of a correlation to the weight of their child.
Tagged as
Children and youth · Families · Mental health · Obesity and weight control · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention