Prevalence of childhood mental disorders in overweight and obese Spanish children: Identifying loss of control eating

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dc.contributor.author Sepúlveda, Ana R.
dc.contributor.author Solano, Santos
dc.contributor.author Blanco, Miriam
dc.contributor.author Lacruz, Tatiana
dc.contributor.author Graell, Montserrat
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Psicología Biológica y de la Salud es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-10T12:19:57Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-10T12:19:57Z
dc.date.issued 2018-06-06
dc.identifier.citation Psychiatry Research 267 (2018): 175-181 en
dc.identifier.issn 0165-1781 (print) es_ES
dc.identifier.issn 1872-7123 (online) es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/684833
dc.description.abstract The aim was to examine the prevalence of childhood mental disorders in overweight/obese pediatric sample and also to explore the relationship between these pathologies and loss of control eating (LOC). Another aim was to assess the association between psychopathology and severity of obesity. A total of 170 children from different Health Centers were evaluated (84 girls and 86 boys; aged 8 to 12 years). Childhood psychological problems were assessed through a standardized diagnostic interview schedule (K-SADS-R) and by questionnaires (STAIC for anxiety, CDI for depression and ChEAT for disordered eating). Loss of control eating episodes were evaluated through the diagnostic interview. Of the sample, 57.06% of overweight/obese children met a DSM-5 diagnosis, typically an anxiety disorder; and 33.53% of the overweight/obese children presented loss of control eating episodes. We found more pathologic eating attitudes (ChEAT) in children who presented LOC versus children who did not. Finally, the scores obtained in the STAIC correlated positively with z-BMI and a positive association was found between z-BMI and the presence of episodes of LOC. These results highlight the importance of including psychological component in the initial assessment and contribute to the understanding of LOC episodes, which are still underestimated in childhood obesity. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Dr. Sepulveda had a postdoctoral Ramon y Cajal scholarship from the Spanish Ministry of Sience e Innovacion (RYC-2009-05092) as well a project funded by same Ministry (PSI2011-23127) Ms M. Blanco was awarded with Research fellowship (FPU) for students of PhD Programs. en_US
dc.format.extent 31 pag. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf es_ES
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Elsevier Ltd. en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Psychiatry Research en_US
dc.rights © 2018 Elsevier Ltd. es_ES
dc.subject.other Loss of eating control en_US
dc.subject.other Obesity en_US
dc.subject.other Eating attitudes en_US
dc.subject.other Childhood psychopathology en_US
dc.title Prevalence of childhood mental disorders in overweight and obese Spanish children: Identifying loss of control eating en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Psicología es_ES
dc.date.embargoend 2019-06-06
dc.relation.publisherversion https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2018.06.019 es_ES
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1177/1097184X17753039 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 175 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationissue 267 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 181 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. RYC-2009-05092 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. PSI2011-23127 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento – NoComercial – SinObraDerivada es_ES
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