Parent Influences in the Transmission of Eating and Weight Related Values and Behaviors Academic Article uri icon


  • Early adolescent boys (n = 587) and girls (n = 619) and a parent completed questionnaires, that assessed child dieting behaviors, body dissatisfaction and tendency to overeat, child's current and ideal size, mother and father dieting, and encouragement of the child to diet.

publication date

  • December 2002