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We examine the vertical transmission of overweight drawing upon a sample of English children, both adopted and non-adopted, and their families. Our results suggest strong evidence of an intergenerational association of o...Read more...
Joan Costa-Font, Mireia Jofre-Bonet and Julian Le Grand
21 January 2015
We need government intervention to prevent a potential epidemic of eating disorders, according to a study by Joan Costa-i-Font and Mireia Jofre-Bonet. Their research confirms the widespread belief that the proliferation ...Read more...
Joan Costa-Font and Mireia Jofre-Bonet
10 December 2013
Excessive preoccupation with self-image (or identity) is regarded as a factor contributing to the proliferation of food disorders, especially among young women. This paper models how self-image and peer effects influence...Read more...
22 November 2011