Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Abused Children at Risk for Adult Obesity | Psych Central News

 A new UK study finds that children who have suffered maltreatment are 36 percent more likely to be obese in adulthood compared to non-maltreated children.
Researchers from King’s College London estimate that the prevention or effective treatment of seven cases of child maltreatment could prevent one case of adult obesity.

Abused Children at Risk for Adult Obesity | Psych Central News

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