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Associations between obesogenic risk and depressive symptomatology in Australian adolescents: A cross-sectional study

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Background: Depression and obesity are significant health concerns currently facing adolescents worldwide. This paper investigates the associations between obesity and related risk behaviours and depressive symptomatology in an Australian adolescent population. Methods: Data from the Australian Capital Territory It's Your Move project, an Australian community-based intervention project were used. In 2012, 800 students (440 females, 360 males) aged 11-14 years (M=13.11 years, SD=0.62 years), f...

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10.1136/jech-2013-203562

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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
Volume:
68
Issue:
8
Pages:
767-772
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:c2f9f803-28aa-47f1-ae31-4996a99387a4
Source identifiers:
477959
Local pid:
pubs:477959
Language:
English

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