Optimism and the socioeconomic status gradient in adolescent adiposity Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adiposity
  • Adolescent Behavior
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Obesity

abstract

  • Lower dispositional optimism is associated with higher adiposity and this association accounts for some of the influence of parent education on adolescent adiposity.

publication date

  • November 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3202293

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2011.04.003

PubMed ID

  • 22018574

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 553

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 49

number

  • 5