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ea0045oc8.6 | Oral Communications 8- Diabetes | BSPED2016

Is abuse associated with adolescent overweight and obesity?: A population cohort study

Hawton Katherine , Norris Tom , Crawley Esther , Hamilton-Shield Julian

Background and Objectives: Abuse in childhood is associated with obesity in adult life. However, little is known about the relationship between abuse and obesity during childhood or adolescence. The aim of this study was to investigate, using a birth cohort study, whether there was an association between pre-adolescent child abuse and overweight and obesity in later childhood. We hypothesised that abuse and obesity may be associated.Methods: Using data f...