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Sarah E. Anderson, PhD

Quality Of Mother-Toddler Relationship Linked To Teen Obesity

The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during adolescence, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed national data detailing relationship characteristics between mothers and their children during their toddler years. The lower the quality of the relationship in terms of […]

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Researcher Sarah E. Anderson, PhD

Children With Insecure Parental Attachments May Be At Increased Risk For Obesity

Toddlers who do not have a secure emotional relationship with their parents, and particularly their mothers, could be at increased risk for obesity by age 4.5 years old, according to new research. The study suggests that children at age 24 months who show insecure attachment patterns have at least 30 percent higher odds for obesity […]

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Feeling Insecure In Relationships May Predispose People To Later Health Problems

People who feel insecure about their attachments to others might be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems than those who feel secure in their relationships, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association. The publisher made the original study publicly available for an undetermined amount of time. Check the end of this […]

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